the Mayor of the town of Tlaxiaco, in Oaxaca, Alejandro Aparicio, was gunned down on January 1 after taking office.
the Governor of the State, Alejandro Murat, confirmed the death of the Mayor and said there was a suspect arrested for the killing.
condemn the attack on the Mayor of Tlaxiaco. I asked for a thorough investigation to the Attorney General and this tells me has already detained the probable author of the killing. I express my condolences to the relatives and to the town of Tlaxiaco. – Alejandro Murat (@alejandromurat) January 1, 2019 according to a report from Quadratin Oaxaca, Member of the cabildo, among them the perfect Hernandez trustee and Councillor Cleotilde Santos, as well as others three people unidentified, were also injured, once two individuals attacked Aparicio on his way to the offices of the system of drinking water and sewerage of Tlaxiaco (SAPAT), time and media after his protest.
the newspaper Reforma reported that Santiago Aparicio was transferred, even with life, to a hospital in the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS)