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Playa del Carmen police discover shot body inside trunk

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Playa del Carmen police located the body of a dead male in the trunk of a car on 10th Avenue. The body was discovered around 7:00 a.m. Friday near 22nd Street in the city center.

According to early information, the body was that of an adult male around 40 years of age. He had been shot in the head and left in the trunk of his own vehicle. A threat message was reportedly found left behind on the dashboard inside the car.

Authorities responding to the finding have not provided information regarding the threat message or any other details surrounding the murder.