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Beachgoers in a popular Mexican resort town were the subject of a stark reminder of Mexican cartel violence when the bodies of tortured people washed up on the beach over the weekend.

Visitors to Acapulco’s famous Condesa Beach made the discovery Saturday afternoon when two bodies were found that showed clear indications that they had been tortured. the sun reported.

One of the bodies was tied to a cement anchor at one hand and foot while another body lay face up in the sand.

A third body was found with gunshot wounds to the back of the head the next morning on nearby Icacos beach.

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Tourists enjoy the beach near one of the three bodies that washed up on Icacos beach in Acapulco, Mexico, on November 12, 2022.
(REUTERS/Raul Sendic)

The third body was reportedly found near a military base.

The Mexican army was called to the scene and soldiers could be seen standing still in some photos, but the beach ultimately remained open and the bodies were removed.

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Forensic technicians work around one of the three bodies that washed up on Icacos beach in Acapulco, Mexico on November 12, 2022.

Forensic technicians work around one of the three bodies that washed up on Icacos beach in Acapulco, Mexico on November 12, 2022.

Acapulco is located in the Mexican state of Guerrero, one of several regions of the US Department of State. warned in October that Americans should not travel due to crime problems.

“Crime and violence are widespread,” the State Department warned. “Armed groups operate independently of the government in many areas of Guerrero. Members of these groups frequently maintain roadblocks and may use violence against travelers. US citizens and LPRs have been victims of kidnapping in previous years.”

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Forensic technicians and security forces move one of the three bodies that washed up on Icacos beach in Acapulco, Mexico, on November 12, 2022.

Forensic technicians and security forces move one of the three bodies that washed up on Icacos beach in Acapulco, Mexico, on November 12, 2022.
(REUTERS/Raul Sendic)

Acapulco was listed as the seventh deadliest city in the world in 2019, largely as a result of cartel violence, after being one of the most popular travel destinations for Hollywood celebrities for decades starting in the 1990s. 1940.

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