This gruesome photo shows the dismembered remains of a man found in a Mexican town with a message from a cartel saying he had been murdered for killing his girlfriend’s three-year-old son.
The shocking incident took place in the municipality of Santa Maria del Rio, in the central Mexican state of San Luis Potosi where the dismembered body of Moises Mendoza Juarez was found.
A disturbing image shows the remains of the body along with a message signed by the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) reading: “This happened to me for beating a three-year-old boy to death and this is going to happen to all those you go around robbing, raping, kidnapping and racketeering, we are here to support the people.”
Local media report Juarez was being searched for by the authorities on suspicion of having beaten his girlfriend and her three-year-old son, who has not been named.
Reports state the youngster was taken to a local hospital and medical staff found he had no vital signs.
He was declared dead and the authorities were called as doctors found bruising over the tot’s body. An autopsy found he died from brain trauma and he had suffered several other injuries.
Juarez’s dismembered body was reportedly found some hours later.
The investigation into the case is ongoing.
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