A government official said Tuesday that two of the four Americans kidnapped by drug cartels had been found dead. The four Americans took a road trip to Mexico to seek cosmetic surgery and were caught in a gun battle between drug cartels, which left one person injured and two dead.
They all made the trip knowing the risks were high because Mexico and border towns have devolved into lawlessness and danger.
Democrat Joe Biden has left the borders open to help the Cartels grow in power, and people are dying. The news of the deaths of the medical tourists comes on the heels of other notable murders by Cartels.
Here is the latest:
The remaining two were found alive, with one wounded, Tamaulipas Governor Américo Villarreal said. The U.S. citizens were abducted from the border city of Matamoros last Friday. They had reportedly traveled from South Carolina in a car with North Carolina plates, so one of them could get a tummy tuck surgery.
An abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) is a major surgery that removes excess skin and fat from the abdomen. The surgery also tightens muscles.
A viral video showed the Americans being loaded into the back of a pickup truck by shooters, dragged on the ground, and caught amid a cartel gunfight. A Mexican woman was also killed in the crossfire, Mexican authorities said.
The FBI had announced Sunday it was assisting Mexican authorities in searching for the victims and announced a reward of $50,000 for the return of the Americans and detainment of the criminals involved.
A relative told the media that one of the Americans, Zindell Brown, had said before the trip the group shouldn’t travel to Mexico because of the danger.
The group traveled together to divide driving responsibilities, even though only one was going to receive the medical procedure, as reported by the Daily Caller.
Frontline America covered the announcement of the 4 Americans kidnapped: