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Man picked up for dealing cocaine being investigated for Tulum murder

Tulum, Q.R. — A Tulum man picked up on possession of cocaine is being held for murder. On Sunday, Tulum Municipal Police arrested Manuel Alberto “N” for dealing cocaine and resisting arrest.

After being transferred to the Municipal Police station, officers learned of his possible involvement in the August murder of an area resident.

The State Attorney General says Manuel Alberto “N” is being investigated for murder after the body “of a person of reserved identity” was located at kilometer 19 of the Tulum-Cobá highway on August 11 of this year.

Further details were not provided.