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Four men abducted between January and February found alive in Costa Maya jungle

Xul Há, Q.R. — Four men abducted between late January and early February have been rescued. Their rescue was reported on Monday “after the implementation of an operation following the arrest of a person in possession of a firearm,” the FGE said in their statement.

Three of the men rescued had active missing persons reports issued at the time they were found. The four men were found in in the Xul Há jungle during a search operation in south Quintana Roo.

Three of the rescued men have been identified as 28-year-old Ricardo “V” and his 40-year-old family member, David “V”. Both had been reported as missing since February 3. Also rescued was 51-year-old Silverio “P” who had been missing since January 24 from Xcalak, a seaside town just south of Mahahual.

The fourth male has not been identified. During the rescue, a van and SUV were seized along with three weapons.

A vehicle search operation was set up in Mahahual after the rescue of the four men. Over two dozen vehicles were stopped Monday afternoon. Police did not provide information on the outcome of their Mahahual operation.