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Xpu-Ha motorists reported accident victim that turned out to be attempted murder

Playa del Carmen, Q,R. — Motorists traveling near Xpu-Ha reported an injured man to Playa del Carmen authorities. Police received the 9:00 a.m. report Saturday. Upon arrival, authorities located one adult male with stab wounds.

He was found laying along the side of the Federal Highway near a gas station. Initially, motorists reports said he was involved in an accident, however, responding paramedics realized he had been stabbed several times.

He was transferred to Playa del Carmen hospital in serious condition. Municipal authorities met the man in hospital where he was interviewed. Police have not provided any public details from that interview.