The alleged murderer of Canadian tourist Víctor Masson arrested in Oaxaca


Elements of the State Investigation Agency (AEI) today arrested a man for the murder of Canadian tourist Víctor Masson, perpetrated on May 15 in Puerto Escondido, confirmed the Oaxaca Attorney General’s Office.

Prosecutor Bernardo Rodríguez Alamilla said that the arrest was made this Friday afternoon in the streets of Puerto Escondido, in compliance with an arrest warrant, for his probable participation in the commission of the crime of homicide qualified with advantage.

Immediately after, the defendant was placed at the disposal of the judge who is handling the case so that he can determine his legal situation.

According to the criminal file, the lifeless body of the victim was located on May 15 inside his vehicle that was in the streets of the Arroyo Seco neighborhood of Puerto Escondido, belonging to the municipality of San Pedro Mixtepec

The municipal police of the place notified the prosecutor’s office, so the case was brought by the Regional Deputy Prosecutor’s Office of the Coast, which deployed a multidisciplinary team that processed the crime scene, where they ensured evidence found on the site with the aim of collaborating with the investigations into this homicide.

Source: Proceso