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PDC police responding to ‘heated argument’ arrive to find man dead

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Playa del Carmen police responding to a residential complaint of a heated argument arrived to find a dead man. On Wednesday, police were called to a home in Villas del Sol after neighbors reported an ongoing argument between two men.

That argument quickly turned into a physical fight. By the time police arrived, one man was dead.

The unidentified man was garroted to death (using a stick) inside his house by the man he was allegedly arguing with. Neighbors who made the police complaint identified the now-detained man as the second person involved in the fight.

The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. Police arrived at the home to find a deceased man laying on the floor inside the home. Paramedics were called, but the man was declared dead. Police proceeded to arrest the second man from the scene.