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Residents wake to find abandoned vessel docked outside Isla Mujeres hotel

Isla Mujeres, Q.R. — Another abandoned boat has been found off Isla Mujeres. The latest vessel was located docked near Kin-Ha. Inside the homemade boat, police located clothing, blankets, fuel and water containers along with a car engine for power.

The metal makeshift vessel was found early Thursday morning when daylight broke. The boat dock is located in a populated area and was noticed by area residents in the morning. No one knows for sure when the boat appeared, only that it arrived sometime during the night.

Municipal sources reported that the Navy did not locate any crew. There have been several reports of abandoned boats being found along the coast of Isla Mujeres, most of which are believed to be of Cuban origin.