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Early morning walker finds wrapped body near Playa del Carmen’s Xcalacoco

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Police were called to a back road in north Playa del Carmen Monday after the discovery of a dead body. The call was made by someone passing through the area around 7:30 a.m.

Police and Sedena military personnel cordoned off a section of the backroad that runs parallel with Avenue Xcalacoco. The body was found in brush by a woman behind one of the private communities.

At the scene, police located the dead body of an adult male inside a black bag. The body was found gagged. FGE personnel arrived to collect evidence before the body was removed. Additional information has not been released.