CJNG Dumps Dismembered Bodies in Acapulco and Chilpancingo, Guerrero

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“Socalj” for Borderland Beat

9 dismembered bodies have been found in different parts of Acapulco and Chilpancingo, Guerrero, during the last hours of Saturday and early Sunday morning. Several of the bodies were displayed alongside narco manta banners and cardboard signs.


According to local media, at 11:00 PM on Saturday in Acapulco, the dismembered bodies of 3 young people were found in black plastic bags. The remains were in the trunk of a Nissan Tsuru taxi abandoned behind the IMSS facilities in the Emiliano Zapata neighborhood.

This Sunday at 2:00 AM the remains of a body and a tarp with a message allegedly signed by the CJNG (Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel) were dumped in the Vicente Guerrero neighborhood, on the Mexico-Acapulco federal highway.

Two more bodies were found in Acapulco. The torso of a man was found in Colonia La Laja, while another dismembered body was found in El Cayaco.

In Chilpancingo, the dismembered bodies of two men and a woman inside black plastic bags were found at 2:30 a.m. at kilometer 286 of the Autopista del Sol, near the Palo Blanco toll booth.

Two cardboard signs with messages were left at the scene.

Those three bodies could belong to a lawyer, her son-in-law and another man who disappeared on June 28th and 29th in the town of El Ocotito, according to preliminary information from authorities.

Recent Violence in Acapulco

Guerrero state is one of the worst affected by drug trafficking in Mexico. Disputes between cartels led to 1,890 murders in the state in 2023.

In mid June, 4 dismembered dismembered men were found inside black bags in a pickup truck in the Fidel Velázquez neighborhood, inside black bags, covered with a tarp in a white Ford pickup truck.

Separately, another dismembered man was found in the town of San Isidro Gallinero, located in the rural area of ​​the port.

The remains had three messages, which refer to the dispute between the criminal groups Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación and Los Rusos.

The Los Rusos mentioned are not affliated with the Mayo Zambada faction of the Sinaloa Cartel but a seperate group connected to the CIDA or Independant Cartel of Acapulco.

In May, 10 bodies were found scattered around the resort city, 6 of the bodies were left at night near a market. Media in the city reported the bodies had been thrown from a car. A shooting in the Emiliano Zapata neighborhood left three others dead, and another person was shot dead in the tourist part of the city.

Three days later, 5 were killed outside of a grocery store near the main tourist area. The attack left four men and a woman dead, and another person wounded.
In April, the head of Acapulco’s traffic police was shot to death when assailants opened fire on him on a street relatively far away from the resort’s beaches.

In February, the strangled bodies of two men were found on the popular Condesa beach in Acapulco. Around that same time, at least three people were shot dead on beaches in Acapulco, one by gunmen who arrived and escaped aboard a boat.