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Two detained on drug charges believed linked to recent Playa del Carmen murder

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — The State Attorney General’s Office reported the arrest of two Cuban men on drug-related crimes. The home from which they were arrested is also suspect for a recent murder.

The FGE reported that after a search of a property along 74th Street, a variety of narcotics were located inside the home. Both Roberto H and Jesús H of Cuban nationality were taken into police custody.

While searching the property, police believe they found indications related to a murder that took place November 1, after the body of a man was found dismembered and placed into two suitcases on a street November 2 in the Colosio area of Playa del Carmen.

The drugs, a vehicle on the property and the property itself were seized by authorities while their investigation continues.