A human skull was found this Friday morning at the ford of the Nazas River, in front of the Vista Hermosa neighborhood in the city of Torreón; Later, more remains were located on the Gómez Palacio side.
The skull was exposed on the stones in an area full of garbage, still with remains of brain mass and without the lower jaw.
It was through an anonymous call to the members of Grupo Vida, a group in search of missing persons, that they were alerted to the remains at the site.
Around 10:45 in the morning, the members of the association notified the competent authorities about the finding.
Silvia Ortiz, spokesperson for Grupo Vida, reported that it was during the night of Thursday that they received the call and in the early hours of this Friday they proceeded to carry out the search.
“Some people who were walking through here saw a skull; they specified more to me less where, but it was already too late, so we waited until morning.”
After a few minutes the elements of the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC) arrived at the scene, cordoning off the area.
The investigating agent of the Public Ministry assigned to the area of homicides was in charge of taking knowledge of the finding.
The Expert Services personnel carried out the lifting of the skull to transfer it to the facilities of the Forensic Medical Service.
Anthropological and genetic studies should be carried out to determine the sex and other data of the deceased person, as well as the cause of death.
The search for more human remains in the area intensified in the following hours and 500 meters from the skull, and on the side of Gómez Palacio, another finding was reported, although no further information was provided.
The Attorney General of the State of Coahuila, Laguna I delegation, in coordination with the Durango authorities, will carry out the first investigations into the case.
Una llamada a los integrantes de Grupo Vida alertó sobre el descubrimiento en el lugar.
*El hallazgo del cráneo se reportó cerca de las 10:45 horas del viernes frente a la colonia Vista Hermosa de Torreón.
*Las autoridades del estado de Coahuila señalizaron los protocolos para el levantamiento del cráneo.
*Más tarde se informó que las búsquedas continuaron y se localizaron más restos del lado de Gómez Palacio.