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The Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) claimed responsibility for decapitation and dismemberment of a woman of Venezuelan origin who was living in Cancún, Quintana Roo.
According to reports circulating on social media, the woman was identified as Corina Yerinel Vargas Zambrano. She had been missing for several days. Authorities discovered her dismembered body inside two plastic bags.
At the scene, her killers left a written banner signed with the name of CJNG leader Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes (“El Mencho”). The message was directed to the Northeast Cartel (CDN), a rival criminal group.
“This is murder is directed to you, Jesús Alberto Capella Ibarra. You sold the turf of Quintana Roo to the Northeast Cartel. You fucking betrayed us. This is not going to stay like this. Rodolfo Manuel Chi Chi, you are Carlos Armando Tejeda alias Comandante Lobo, Subsecretary of Public Security. Manuel Molina Morales, Director of Municipal Police. Secretary of Public Security Eduardo Santamaría Chávez with argijs code”.
|Her body was found inside plastic bags and on top a written message|
The state police cordoned off the area where they found the human remains were found. Capella, one of the individuals mentioned in the banner, has been denounced several times by gangsters in the area.
Corina was a 29-year-old girl had a degree in sports management from the Venezuelan National Experimental University of Táchira. In addition, she also studied criminology and was a member of the Corps of Scientific and Criminal Investigations (CICPC). Due to economic hardships, Corina was working as an Uber driver.
People looking for Corina mentioned that she was residing in Mexico legally and lived with her sister in Cancún. A friend of her said she was part of the Consejo Internacional Sumando Venezuela, a non-profit organization that helps Venezuelans in Mexico. The organization is based in Cancún.
“Corina was always a very happy girl”, the person said.