Cruz Soto Caraveo was reported missing since October 13, when armed men approached him in the municipality of Guazapares, Chihuahua.
Through its Twitter account, the association Cencos (National Center for Social Communication) announced that the activist Cruz Soto Caraveo was found lifeless in Chihuahua , after being reported missing since last October 13.
Cruz Soto had been deprived of his freedom by armed subjects on October 13 in Temoris, this after leaving a meeting. The activist was one of the many victims displaced by violence in the mountains, he also recalled that he had death threats.
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Just before, the activist had made an address at a meeting in Témoris, the municipal seat of Guazapares, in order to attend a meeting with staff of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Sader).
Cars found used in activist kidnapping:
The report contends that at least four hooded and armed subjects aboard two vehicles took the victim.
Elements of the State Agency of Investigation (AEI) assured two vehicles that were indicated in the report of illegal deprivation of liberty of Cruz Soto Caraveo last Sunday, October 13.
Agents followed up on the investigation Thursday night when they detected a Jeep, Grand Cherokee, metallic blue, with EKL 5517 license plates from the state of Chihuahua.
After several operations carried out by the Prosecutor’s Office to try to find the whereabouts of activist Cruz Soto Caraveo, then the location of the lifeless body of that person was reported unofficially.
Previously, investigators had secured a Hummer, H3, red, 2006 model vehicle with theft report on October 6, 2018 in the state of Michoacán, which had also been used in the illicit crimes.
The report argues that at least four hooded and armed subjects aboard two vehicles were taken to Soto Caraveo in an unknown direction last Sunday.
The State Attorney General maintains an operation in the region with the support of a helicopter to find the exact whereabouts of Cruz Soto Caraveo.