Raúl Hernández Romero, a tour guide for monarch butterfly sanctuaries in Michoacán, was located lifeless on Saturday, five days after his disappearance was reported.
The Michoacán Prosecutor’s Office reported that it found the body of Hernández Romero in the Las Balsitas site, and said it had blows to different parts of the body and a head wound, caused by a sharp object.
44-year-old Hernández Romero disappeared on 27 January in the El Oyamel community in Angangueo municipality and the missing persons report was filed on 31.
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According to search file 90/2020, the last clothing he wore was navy cap, brown jacket and a brown vest with the legend «Sierra Chincua», name of one of the sanctuaries of Michoacán.
Just on Wednesday, the authorities found the body of the environmentalist and holder of the sanctuary El Rosario de la Mariposa Monarca, Homero Gómez González.
Homero Gómez had been reported as on January 14, when he was last seen in the town of El Soldado, in the municipality of Ocampo.
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According to the State’s Attorney’s Office, the cause of Homero Gómez’s death was «mechanical asphyxiation by in person with head trauma,» although he did not clarify whether he was killed.
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