Police In Mexico Discover 25 Bodies Buried At Farm
Cops made the grim discovery after receiving an anonymous tip about the farm in El Salto, Jalisco last Thursday.
Upon checking out the property officers found several human body parts and then spent three days combing through an unfinished-building and the surrounding area and recovered 25 bodies.
Investigators from the Jalisco Institute of Forensic Sciences reportedly dug up a hole which contained 25 bodies and an additional five bags containing other human body parts.
The state prosecutor's office said forensic workers would stay at the farm to continue to search.
The remains have been transferred to a local morgue for further examination.
According to trtworld.com, so far this year a total of 115 bodies have been found in at least 10 secret graves in the city of Jalisco - the second largest in city in Mexico.
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The news outlet says the city has seen rising levels of extreme violence over the past five years, with much of it linked to a drug cartel called Jalisco Nueva Generación.
Mexico has recently introduced a nationwide quarantine amid the coronavirus outbreak, but families of those who have missing loved ones, suspected to be dead, are calling on the government not to give up searching.
Guadalupe Aguilar, from Jalisco Families United for Our Disappeared, staged a protest on Mother's Day calling on the government to give necessary resources to help find missing people.
She told local media: "The pandemic does not stop us, we are not afraid to die, we are dead in life, we love our children, there is nothing to celebrate, we have no children and there is no celebration. Where are they, where are they, where are our children?
"We want to continue searching [during Mexico's lockdown], we are not afraid of dying because we are dead in life and at least I do not want to die without knowing where my son is."
Authorities in Jalisco said its staff are working 'despite the health risks due to Covid-19' in key areas such as searching for missing people.
Featured Image Credit: TV Azteca Jalisco