The ultimate of 4 our bodies found in Mexico to be recognized is probably going that of lacking Cincinnati, Ohio, architect Jose Gutiérrez, whose dad and mom are touring to the placement to supply DNA samples.
FOX 19 reported that Gutiérrez’s siblings mentioned the household will seemingly discover out the outcomes of the DNA take a look at on Monday. Their dad and mom, who stay in Mexico, traveled to the state of Zacatecas days in the past to supply DNA samples to authorities.
The automobile that Jose Gutierrez, a 36-year-old architect from the Cincinnati area, was final seen using in December whereas visiting his fiancée was found final week in Zacatecas riddled with bullet holes and flat tires. Authorities mentioned 4 our bodies had been discovered buried close to the automobile.
The opposite three our bodies have since been confirmed to be Gutiérrez’s fiancée, Daniela Pichardo, in addition to Pichardo’s sister and cousin, FOX 19 reported. The fourth identification remained pending.
Gutierrez, the oldest of seven siblings, was born in Mexico.
He reportedly acquired a grasp’s diploma from Miami College and was employed by a Cincinnati-based agency as an architect. He was final seen at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Worldwide Airport on Dec. 22 when he left to go to his fiancée in Mexico, one thing his household says was a daily journey. The couple had a marriage date set for 2023.
His sister, Brandie Gutiérrez, advised the outlet she final heard from her brother earlier than he, his fiancée and her sister and cousin left to exit to eat and by no means returned that evening.
The household feared they had been kidnapped and sought assistance from the FBI and different U.S. authorities officers, together with Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, who reportedly had been in fixed contact with the kin.
The U.S. State Department advisory for Mexico warns that “violent crime – corresponding to murder, kidnapping, carjacking, and theft – is widespread and customary.”
For the Zacatecas state particularly, it says, “Don’t journey on account of crime and kidnapping.” The warning provides, “Violent crime, extortion, and gang exercise are widespread in Zacatecas state. U.S. residents and LPRs have been victims of kidnapping.”