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Man shot to death in Cancun parkade known criminal

Cancun, Q.R. — A man shot to death in an underground parkade of Cancun has been reported to have a criminal history. According to a brief update by the State Attorney General (FGE), the now-deceased male was being investigated for drug related crimes in the city of Monterrey.

According to the FGE, the man, who was a member of a criminal group, had previously been arrested with nearly 100 kilos of cocaine and firearms in Monterrey, Nuevo León. He has been identified as Carlos Adrián “E”, arrested from a ranch in Nuevo León in 2021 after police found firearms and approximately 99 kilos of cocaine.

He was found dead behind the wheel of his car Tuesday after being shot to death in an underground parkade in Cancun. According to witness information, the man had left a plaza gym and was killed as he sat down behind the wheel of his car.

According to the FGE, they “opened an investigation for the events recorded Tuesday, when a male person lost his life due to gunshot wounds in the municipality of Benito Juárez.

“The first investigations link the victim with a criminal group in the north of the country. As confirmed, he was being investigated for drug-related crimes in Monterrey, Nuevo León, where he was previously arrested with 100 kilos of cocaine and firearms.

The man shot to death in the underground parkade has been identified as a known criminal. Photo: April 9, 2024.

“This autonomous body works together with the Coordination Group for the Construction of Peace and Security of Quintana Roo to find the person or persons responsible.”