Mayor of Temósachic, Chihuahua kidnapped and executed

RIP Carlos Ignacio Beltrán Bencomo (Photo: INFOBAE)

The body of the municipal president of Temósachic was found on the side of the road in the municipality of Bocoyna, covered with a blanket, with a plastic bag over his head, and a gunshot to the skull.

An armed commando executed, with a shot to the head, Carlos Ignacio Beltrán Bencomo, mayor of Temósachic. His body was dumped on the side of a highway that leads to another mountain municipality in Chihuahua.

Beltrán Bencomo was one of the five mayors emanating from the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) in the federative entity: Ahumada, Nuevo Casas Grandes, San Francisco del Oro, Valle de Zaragoza, and Temósachic are the municipalities where their municipal authorities belong to the PRD .

In 2018 he was elected municipal president of Temósachic, one of the 67 municipalities in the state of Chihuahua.

According to the report, the mayor was 57 years old. He was born on May 23, 1963 in Temósachic. He disappeared in the same place on September 28, 2020 at 11:00 p.m.

He was kidnapped on Monday, September 28, outside the Municipal Palace headquarters, taken by force into a vehicle by several armed men, and after the complaint filed by relatives, the State Prosecutor’s Office lifted the report for “kidnapping”.

It was until Wednesday, September 30, that the mayor’s body was found on the side of the road in the municipality of Bocoyna, covered with a blanket, with a plastic bag over his head, and a gunshot wound.

The first version of the kidnapping was granted by municipal employees, who testified to the Prosecutor’s Office that several armed men held the municipal president when he was leaving his offices and that after threatening him with firearms, they put him in a van and took off.

The mayor’s family filed a complaint with the Public Prosecutor’s Office, who began a search in the surrounding region of this municipality, located northwest of the state of Chihuahua, and that was when they found the body.

Source: INFOBAE

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