Guadalajara. The three-day search for missing persons in Tlajomulco by groups and authorities since last Friday has barely been completed and an extensive search was launched in Zapopan this Monday for a Canadian citizen who disappeared since 2018, whose location is in one of these two. municipalities.
In Tlajomulco, the National Search Brigade, made up of groups of mothers and young seekers from Sonora and Jalisco, searched a total of 97 farms in the Chulavista district between Friday and Sunday in Tlajomulco, along with municipal, state and federal authorities.
The brigade members also dug in 7 clearings and vacant lots during that time, with the result finding possible clandestine graves in 3 of the houses and 1 in a clearing, in addition to 2 other farms where various clues were found, including firearms casings.
In the companies that tested positive, the corresponding search warrants were requested from the supervising judge in order to carry out the evidence found in accordance with current legislation.
A total of 22 bags of evidence were found, 20 on Friday, April 1, and 2 on Sunday, April 3, which were under the protection of the Jalisco Institute of Forensic Sciences, which will prepare the corresponding reports.
In Zapopan, a search device was deployed by ministerial agents of the Special Prosecutor for Missing Persons and personnel of the State Unit for Civil Defense and Firefighters, of the IJCF and of the Zapopan Municipal Police Search Area “after obtaining information that yielded data from strategic points that could be related to the case of a Canadian citizen, who was last seen in the Las Fuentes de Zapopan neighborhood in 2018.”
The deployment started at 8 am with inspections in residential areas, not only in Zapopan but also in Tlajomulco, where the victim usually carried out various activities.
Relatives of the victim, State Human Rights Commission staff and members of the United Families for Our Disappeared Jalisco group also participated in the search.
The main source to dive into the search, nearly four years later, was the arrest of José Luis G., who has been identified as a possible participant in the Canadian’s enforced disappearance and is facing criminal proceedings already in the process stage.