Five bodies found in vehicle in Guatemala

Last Updated: Sunday, November 25, 2012 - 12:33

Guatemala City: The bodies of five people, including two women, were found Saturday inside a vehicle in Guatemala.

A Volunteer Firefighters` spokesperson told reporters that the five bodies were bound hand and foot, showed signs of torture and that "they were possibly suffocated inside the vehicle" that was parked in a poor neighbourhood in the city of Escuintla, 45 km south of Guatemala City.

The victims have not yet been identified and, according to a National Civil Police report, small amounts of cocaine, credit cards and cash were found inside the vehicle.

With an average of 16 homicides a day, Guatemala is considered one of Latin America`s most violent countries.

First Published: Sunday, November 25, 2012 - 12:33

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