May 8th, 2010
05:57 PM ET

Five headless bodies found near Acapulco

Police in Mexico's Guerrero state are investigating the killings of five men found decapitated near the resort town of Acapulco, authorities said Saturday.
The men were between 20 and 30 years old and were found in a car in the region of Costa Grande in the subdivision of Tamarindo, less than 3 miles from Acapulco, Guerrero state police officer Jorge Tellez told CNN.

All five showed signs of torture and their bodies were riddled with bullets, police said.

Three of the men were killed Friday, investigators said. They did not know when the other two died.

All were Mexicans, according to Guerrero state public security and civil protection spokesman Arturo Cuellas.

Three of the victims were identified as Jonathan Gomez Tellez, Jose Pastor Valencia and Osiris Villanueva Vargas. Police are working to determine the identities of the two others.

Guerrero state police said they did not know the motive of the killings.

Guerrero is in southern Mexico and is contentious territory for drug cartels. The state is near a major drug trafficking artery for such drugs as cocaine, which flow through Central America from Peru and Colombia.

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  1. Big Bubba

    Why does everyone ALWAYS say "cell mate Big Bubba"???!!! Hasn't y'all heard?
    I got out on parole in 2002!!!!! (Actually, I escaped from prison and fled to Mexico where I do hits for the cartels....I did these 5 poor b@stards....shhhhhhh)

    May 9, 2010 at 3:38 am | Report abuse |
  2. Patriot in West (by God) virginia

    Big Bubba

    I'm sure your cousin will help in the druggy rehab behind (no pun intended) bars.

    May 9, 2010 at 3:47 am | Report abuse |
  3. phneutral

    And the bodies are in an emergency room in San Diego looking for free medical treatment.

    May 9, 2010 at 3:48 am | Report abuse |
  4. Brandon

    You are all dumb. Arguing on a thread over a very stupid situation. Unless these people are directly connected to you, just leave it alone. Your opinion means very little.

    May 9, 2010 at 4:40 am | Report abuse |
  5. Raul

    Let spanish kill spanish illegals problem solved

    May 9, 2010 at 4:56 am | Report abuse |
  6. Raul


    May 9, 2010 at 4:57 am | Report abuse |
  7. Raul

    ed, janey, will, kalob, tracey, kalob lawrence ks, leavenworth ks,

    May 9, 2010 at 4:59 am | Report abuse |
  8. Raul

    The bombing begins in oooooooooppppppppppsssssssssss kiss yo ass gumbye

    May 9, 2010 at 5:00 am | Report abuse |
  9. Kathy

    Well at least this time all the victims were male. I am tired of these males who have to kill including women and children in it. Since violent crime is committed by males 90% of the time and it is usually males killing males, leave women and children out of it and simply kill each other. Maybe if you kill enough other males off, you will stop killing each other but I am not going to hold my breath waiting for that to happen. I think that if there were only two males left, one of you would have to kill the other so that you would be the last male standing.

    May 9, 2010 at 5:14 am | Report abuse |
  10. Pixie

    BRAAAAAIIIINNNNNNSSSSS!!!!!! Braaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaains!!!!!!

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    May 9, 2010 at 5:18 am | Report abuse |
  11. lightenup


    May 9, 2010 at 5:42 am | Report abuse |
  12. Carpenter

    Well Jay, I'd love to tell you why we believe that illegal invasion of America by Mexico is a bad thing, since you ask. It's about the curruption and drugs that they bring, overwhelming the courts and the neighborhoods. it's about pimping out little girls. We are real serious about that. It's about destroying a hundred years of progress establishing rights for workers in a democratic workplace. Need any More reasons?

    May 9, 2010 at 8:26 am | Report abuse |
  13. Carpenter

    OK Jay, About the white dude that killed his girlfriend last week. We are going to convict him and give him a needle for lunch. Now in Mexico, if his family had enough money. . . you know, he'd sneak out of prison while still on the books as a prisoner, assuming they didn't buy off the jury, assuming there was a trial. So that is the kind of patriotic rabble you want to import from foreign lands? People that support that sort of justice? Because soon as they get here they start gaming this system with aliases and running from police. Maybe you want them for neighbors but not me.

    May 9, 2010 at 8:42 am | Report abuse |
  14. Jeff

    Hey Trent....if you think smoking pot is are a moron. maybe you should move to Mexico and join the famous five

    May 9, 2010 at 9:09 am | Report abuse |
  15. 1lorn

    Regarding a poster's comment about immigrants taking care of children and elderly in America – Those immigrants are being paid and they have a choice to work somewhere else, nobody is holding a gun to their heads. If you think U.S. citizens are exploiting immigrants, then maybe those immigrants should migrate somewhere else! I know of people who work in the U.S. and send their money back to their home country! Regarding a poster's comment about "White" people being bigots- Bigots come in all colors/cultures! This news article states that Mexican citizens are killing Mexican citizens! Why is the U.S. blamed for the woes of other countries?!! People flee their countries to come to the U.S. and then they blame the U.S. for their lot in life! It doesn't make sense!

    May 9, 2010 at 10:37 am | Report abuse |
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