Authorities are investigating the disappearance of three Italians who went missing after they were detained by police at a petrol station in Tecalitlán, Jalisco, on the 31st of January.
At the weekend, friends and family marched in Naples, ‘demanding answers from the Mexican government about what had happened to their loved ones.’
The three men have been identified as Raffaele Russo, 60; his son Antonio Russo, 25, and his nephew Vincenzo Cimmino, 29. Authorities have stated that the three were ‘on some kind of business trip‘ at the time of their disappearance. Raffaele Russo sells electric generators and the group was staying in Guadalajara.
Antonio Russo reportedly left a voicemail message for his brother staying in Mexico City, in which he said he was ‘alarmed by town police who approached [himself and his cousin] and forced them to follow them.’
- BBC News: Mexico investigates disappearance of three Italians
- The National Post: Mexico says it’s working hard to find 3 missing Italian men
- Reuters: Mexico probes police in disappearance of three Italians
- Xinhua: Mexico searches for three missing Italians
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