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Former Bacalar deputy shot to death at ranch

Bacalar, Q.R. — A former deputy with the municipality of Bacalar was found shot to death on his ranch Wednesday evening.

Neighbors called emergency services reporting the shooting. Police went to the scene where they reported finding the deceased body of ex-legislator Román Guzmán González. Witnesses said that two hooded individuals arrived at the ranch and shot him, fleeing in a truck and leaving Guzmán González for dead.

Staff from the Forensic Medical Service arrived to remove the body. The State Attorney General has begun an investigation.

Guzmán González was a deputy for the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD), president of the Ejidal Commissariat and candidate of the Social Encounter Party.