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Police arrest two in Cozumel kidnapping case

Cozumel, Q.R. — Two people are being investigated for an alleged kidnapping on the island of Cozumel. In press release, police say they have arrested two men for investigation into the kidnapping of a person last Wednesday.

Police say the kidnapping occurred January 16th in the colony Adolfo López Mateos after a report of deprivation of liberty against the two men. The report says the victim was taken aboard a gray van against their will.

The State Prosecutor General’s Office, through the Special Prosecutor’s Office in Investigation of Kidnappings, initiated the investigation against the two identified by their initials as LXPC and MSD.

If found guilty, they could be sentenced to between 50 and 90 years in prison. The identity of the victim has not been released.