Sunday, March 26, 2023

Family of Oaxacans killed in California shooting asks for bodies to be returned

Relatives of two Oaxacan men murdered A shooting in the community of Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County, CaliforniaHe asked the state government to expedite efforts to bring back the bodies and bury them in their native communities.

Silverio Avila Martínez, director of the Institute for Comprehensive Care for Oaxacan Migrants, confirmed that the deceased are Marciano Martínez Jiménez and José Romero Pérez, 50 and 38, as well as Pedro Romero Pérez, 23, wounded in the armed attack, that he is in danger. is out and recuperating in the hospital.

Jose and Pedro were brothers and lived in California.

On the one hand, relatives of Marciano, a former employee of the Concord Farm mushroom farm, requested legal and humanitarian assistance for the repatriation of the body to the community of Santiago Apostol in Ocotlán de Morelos, 37 kilometers south of the capital. ,

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Similarly, in San Francisco Ozolotepec, Miahuatlán, in the jurisdiction of the Southern Sierra, they claimed the body of José, who immigrated to the United States in 2021 to visit his brother Pedro, who survived the attack today. met the person. Coastal Community of San Mateo.

On 23 January, a man identified as 67-year-old Zhao Chunli shot and killed seven people, including two Mexicans, in Half Moon Bay.

The man, originally from China, was arrested while sitting in his car in a parking area hours after the crime.

The San Mateo Police Department keeps the investigation of the multiple murders in progress, so the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs will, of course, provide consular support for the repatriation of the US Federation to Mexico City, and then the state government will be in charge.


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