Five killed, 3 decapitated in new year weekend at Acapulco

Five killed, 3 decapitated in new year weekend at Acapulco

Mexico city,Jan4:At least five people were killed over the New Year’s weekend in the Mexican resort city of Acapulco, including three men who were found decapitated in a central neighbourhood.

The three severed heads were found on Saturday, on a residential street atop a car’s roof, with the bodies inside.

The killings were confirmed by a law enforcement official who was not authorised to discuss the matter publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.

 Elsewhere in the city, a police officer was slain by unknown gunmen while assisting at the scene of a traffic accident near the beach and a taxi driver was gunned down in his cab.

Another police officer was shot dead yesterday in Atoyac de Alvarez, about 90 kilometres from Acapulco, according to an Associated Press report..

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