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Human torso spotted by early morning Cancun boater

Cancun, Q.R. — A human torso was pulled out of the Nichupté Lagoon in the Cancun Hotel Zone Friday. The torso was spotted Friday morning in the Laguna del Amor area by those aboard a passing boat.

The remains of the man’s body was pulled from the water bound. It has been weighted with an anchor.

Authorities were at the scene Friday around 10:00 a.m. after a local boater reported the finding. Cancun firemen and marine personnel attended to the report, loading the torso into a boat for return to shore.

A member of Cancun Civil Protection was seen waiting at a dock for the arrival of the boat with the torso. Photo: December 8, 2023.

The initial report placed the body at Kilometer 4.5 of the Hotel Zone, however, by the time fireman and marina personnel arrived, it had drifted half-a-kilometer into the Laguna del Amor area of the Nichupté Lagoon.

Cancun authorities have not commented publicly on the finding.