Three female residents of Texastwo sisters and a friend, disappeared in Mexico during the past month of February; were preparing to come to the nation to sell clothes at a flea market in Montemorelos, Nuevo Leonaccording to information from US authorities revealed last Friday.
This case comes to light after the four americans were kidnapped in Matamoros, Tamaulipasborder state with the United States, and who days later were located two lifeless, one seriously injured and a woman alive, this when the video went viral. video of his abduction in broad daylight.
However, of Maritza Trinidad Perez Rios, 47 years old, Marina Perez Rios48, and her friend, Dora Alicia Cervantes Saenz, 53, nothing has been known for more than two weeks; so her case remains a mystery due to the little diffusion by US and Mexican authorities.
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so the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said it was aware of the sisters and their friend coming from Penitas, Texasa border town near McAllen.
On the other hand, the police chief of Peñitas, roel bermeasaid that the relatives They have been in contact with the Mexican authorities, who are investigating his disappearance.
The United States Customs and Border Protection reported that three women crossed into Mexico on February 24th, which was Friday, according to Bermea. Peñitas is located just a few hundred meters from the Bravo River.
The husband of one of the women spoke to her on phone while traveling in Mexico, said the police chiefbut became concerned when he couldn’t contact her later.
“As he could not get in touch during that weekend, he came that Monday and told us”Bermea said. Nothing is known of the three women since then.
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Bermea said the women were traveling in a vehicle green chevrolet silverado with texas license plates in the mid-1990s to a flea market in the city of Montemorelos, Nuevo León, which is about three hour drive from the US border. State attorney officials said they have been investigating the disappearance of the women since Monday.
The three disappeared after they left the municipality Doctor Cross, Nuevo Leon, in the early morning of February 25. When they were in the municipality of China deviated from the path and chose to take the road to Mendez, Tamaulipas. Since then, the women have lost contact with their families.
The kidnapping of latavia mcgee, Shaeed Woodard, Zindell Brown and Eric James Williams It has resonated with the relatives of other victims from the United States who are still missing in Mexico, who have shown their indignation at the lack of response from the authorities of both countries; Squads of Army soldiers and members of the security forces participated in his search. National Guardbut of the 122 thousand Mexicans disappeared in all of Mexico, their relatives are the only ones looking for them.
(With information from AP)