Killings of 2 Canadians in Mexico due to gang debt, prosecutor says | CBC News

2022-01-26 7:00:00 AM

Prosecutors said both men who died had criminal records in Canada, and one was a known felon with a long record related to robbery, drug and weapons offences.

Prosecutors said both men who died had criminal records in Canada, and one was a known felon with a long record related to robbery, drug and weapons offences.

A prosecutor in Mexico said Tuesday the killing of two Canadians at a Caribbean coast resort last week was motivated by debts between international gangs apparently dedicated to drug and weapons trafficking.

Social Sharing Brazen shooting took place Friday at Hotel Xcaret resort south of Playa del Carmen The Associated Press · Posted: Jan 25, 2022 4:20 PM ET | Last Updated: 6 hours ago Forensic technicians and hotel employees stand near a scene where two Canadians were killed and a third wounded in a shooting at Hotel Xcaret in Mexico's Quintana Roo state on Friday.Social Sharing Law enforcement searching for hotel guest, state official says The Associated Press · Posted: Jan 21, 2022 6:24 PM ET | Last Updated: January 22 A Mexican National Guard truck leaves Hotel Xcaret after three Canadian citizens were shot in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, on Friday.On Friday, prosecutors said both dead men had criminal records in Canada, and one was a known felon with a long record related to robbery, drug and weapons offences.Create Free Account A prosecutor in Mexico said Tuesday the killing of two Canadians at a Caribbean coast resort last week was motivated by debts between international gangs apparently dedicated to drug and weapons trafficking.

(Reuters) On Friday, prosecutors said both men who died had criminal records in Canada, and one was a known felon with a long record related to robbery, drug and weapons offences.A third Canadian, a woman, was wounded and is being treated at a local hospital, but is not yet able to speak with investigators.Quintana Roo state security chief Lucio Hernandez said via Twitter that authorities were searching for a Hotel Xcaret guest in the shooting."The investigations indicate that this attack was motivated by debts that arose from transnational illegal activities that the victims participated in," said Oscar Montes, the chief prosecutor of the Quintana Roo state."The information (is) that they were involved in weapons and drug trafficking, among other crimes."The information [is] that they were involved in weapons and drug trafficking, among other crimes.The Xcaret resort is south of Playa del Carmen." Montes said the attack had been planned for almost a month by a cartel or gang that had not previously been known to operate in the area.” Montes said the attack had been planned for almost a month by a cartel or gang that had not previously been known to operate in the area.

But in keeping with standard procedure, he declined to name the gang.WATCH | Police share images of shooting suspect: 2 Canadian tourists killed, another wounded in Mexico resort shooting 4 days ago Duration 2:21 Two Canadian tourists are dead and another is wounded after a shooting at a resort along Mexico's Caribbean coast.The attack took place Friday at the Hotel Xcaret resort south of Playa del Carmen.The attack took place Friday at the Hotel Xcaret resort south of Playa del Carmen.The attackers apparently had guest wrist bands to enter the resort.The office said both of the slain victims also had criminal records.2 arrested so far Montes said a first group of assassins hired to kill the Canadians earlier in January abandoned the job because there was too much security.A second assassin flew in to the resort and carry out the killing.A second assassin flew in to the resort to carry out the killing, he said.Forensic technicians and hotel employees are seen at Hotel Xcaret on Friday.A second assassin flew in to the resort and carry out the killing, he said.

Authorities said the two suspects arrested in the case so far are a professional kidnapper from Mexico City who co-ordinated the plot, and the hired killer.Police also arrested a female, identified only by her last name, Nu, who was apparently part of the group of 10 Canadians vacationing at the resort.In November, a shootout on the beach of Puerto Morelos left two suspected drug dealers dead.Montes said Nu both "cared for the children" of the victims, and allegedly met with the killers and may have been providing them information on their activities.Montes said Nu both "cared for the children" of the victims, and allegedly met with the killers and may have been providing them information on their activities.An ambulance is seen outside the Playamed hospital, where a wounded person was transferred after the shooting at the resort, on Friday.Guests, hotel staff forced to hide as gunmen kill 2 at Cancun beach resort In late October, further south in the laid-back destination of Tulum, two tourists — one a California travel blogger born in India and the other German — were caught in the apparent crossfire of rival drug dealers and killed.(Juan Manuel/AFP/Getty Images) In an emailed response to CBC News Tuesday, Global Affairs Canada said it "aware of the death of two Canadian citizens and the detention of a Canadian citizen in Mexico.A Romanian gang has long operated in the state, using ATM machines to clone credit cards or make illegal withdrawals.If Canadian gangs were involved in Quintana Roo, it would not be shocking.

" "Consular officials are in contact with local authorities to gather information and are providing consular assistance.The Xcaret resort is south of Playa del Carmen in Mexico's Quintana Roo state.To protect the privacy of the individuals concerned, further details on this case cannot be released." Brazen series of violent acts Because of the huge flow of foreigners to the Caribbean coast state of Quintana Roo, it has seen a number of crime rings with international connections.(CBC).In November, a shootout on the beach of Puerto Morelos left two suspected drug dealers dead.A Romanian gang has long operated in the state, using ATMs to clone credit cards or make illegal withdrawals.And this week authorities arrested two Ukrainians for their alleged involvement in a fuel theft ring.In November, a shootout on the beach of Puerto Morelos left two suspected drug dealers dead.

Immigrant traffickers have long used Cancun as a base for smuggling Cuban migrants.Following those events, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sent nearly 1,500 members of the National Guard to reinforce security in the area.Friday's shooting is the latest brazen act of violence along Mexico's famed Mayan Riviera, the crown jewel of its tourism industry.(CBC) Last week's killings were the latest in a series of brazen acts of violence along Mexico's resort-studded Mayan Riviera coast, the crown jewel of the country's tourism industry.In November, a shootout on the beach of Puerto Morelos left two suspected drug dealers dead.Authorities said there were some 15 gunmen from a gang that apparently disputed control of drug sales there..

In late October, farther south in the laid back destination of Tulum, two tourists — one a California travel blogger born in India and the other a German — were killed when they were caught in the apparent crossfire of rival drug dealers.Following those events, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sent nearly 1,500 members of the National Guard to reinforce security in the area..

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How did they manage to travel to Mexico? Maybe if we didn’t have a candy ass legal system we could keep criminal human garbage in prison where they belong. They were also classified as covid deaths and probably anti vaxxers and jan6 trumpers..... Or had evidence implicating the Clinton's in some crime

Who f*ing cares! Two drug dealers died. What is going on ? It’s clear by focusing on this headline you suggest these individuals got what they deserved. Your a tabloid. Well then, that figures What am I supposed to take away from this tweet? 'Don't worry about it, their lives were useless, anyway' Are you signalling that they deserved to be murdered?

2 Canadians killed, another injured in Mexico resort shooting, police say | CBC NewsGlobal Affairs Canada confirms Mexico's 'detention' of Canadian man in connection with fatal Friday resort shooting. Two Canadians were killed in the shooting and another was injured. Global Affairs says it providing consular services. Previous story: Committed the crime in Mexico should serve the time in Mexico. Read also the nanny or person caring for children of those taken down was also arrested. How many indigenous woman are missing? That would be an appropriate alert.

Prosecutor: Killings of Canadians in Mexico due to gang debtA prosecutor in Mexico said Tuesday the killing of two Canadians at a Caribbean coast resort last week was motivated by debts between international gangs apparently dedicated to drug and weapons trafficking.

Killings of Canadians in Mexico was due to gang debt, says prosecutorMexican prosecutor says attack had been planned for almost a month by a cartel or gang not previously been known to operate in the area.

Prosecutor: Attack that left two Canadians dead at Mexico resort motivated by gang debtA prosecutor in Mexico said Tuesday the killing of two Canadians at a Caribbean coast resort last week was motivated by debts between international gangs apparently dedicated to drug and weapons trafficking. Please tell me where you get your facts to write these articles? Going to sue the star for incorrect information. Hells Angels really?

Two Canadians killed in Mexico shooting had criminal connections: Mexican reportsWhile Canadian authorities have yet to confirm the identities of the three Canadians shot at a resort near Playa de Carmen, Mexico, reports from Mexican media indicate that at least one Canadian killed was allegedly linked to an international criminal organization. Oh right, we can't know how much property value they owned in Canada because it untraceable lol what a joke. Vietnamese gangs thriving in Canada, even calling themselves Canadian. Transporting narcotics around Canada in shipments of shrimp or what? Probably, wouldn't be surprised