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Human remains found in drum buried in Cozumel yard

Cozumel, Q.R. — Human remains have been found inside a drum of a Cozumel home. Police were informed of the discovery Monday night after the drum was found buried in the yard of a private home.

Inside the blue drum were various objects including human skeletal remains. Police went to the scene of the discovery in the San Miguel II area to verify the finding. FGE agents and the medical examiner were called in after police verified the finding.

Neighbors mentioned that the house was occupied by a man Ivan B, a local taxi driver, but that he has been missing for a couple of days. The bone remains and the blue drum were transferred to the Forensic Medical Service facilities.