A student of American nationality was murdered and another is missing, the Jalisco Prosecutor’s Office reported.
The agency explained, in a statement, that it “conducts a joint investigation” with the Executive Prosecutor’s Office in Criminal Investigation and the Special Prosecutor’s Office for Missing Persons “for the disappearance of one young man and the murder of another, both of American origin in events that occurred on June 15 in the Providencia neighborhood in the municipality of Guadalajara.”
Investigations have been underway since the weekend, with the purpose of clarifying two cases and finding the whereabouts of “the young man who still remains as a missing person.”
The Office of the Prosecutor explained that meetings have already been established with personnel from the United States Consulate, where they have already been given assurances “that the facts are being investigated in a timely manner and committed to keeping not only their personnel informed but also relatives of the victims.”
“For the Government of Jalisco, it is a priority to ensure the safety not only of all the inhabitants of the state but also of those who are in the entity for business, study or visiting, regardless of their nationality”, added the report, saying the state prosecutor, Gerardo Octavio Solís Gómez will continue to inform the public on the progress of the case.
Governor of Jalisco, Enrique Alfaro, tweeted “Jessy Pacheco, the American student reported missing, is safe and sound; He left for the city of Dallas a few hours ago, accompanied by his mother.”
The last sighting of Jessy Pacheco was June 16 entering an UBER at 4 AM just after the death of his friend, and American citizen, Carlos Alejandro Delgadillo Romero was killed after the two had been together at a local bar.