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2015: 80 Homicides of U.S. Citizens in Mexico, 260 deaths

Sunday, November 6, 2016 18:31
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by Chivis for Borderland Beat

Ann Devert at the New York memorial of her son Harry.  Harry disappeared in Michoacan
in January 2014, his body was located in July 2014.  Although many U.S. deaths go largely
without much reporting in news outlets, because of Ann’s advocacy his disappearance 
became news in Mexico and the U.S..  He is known as “The traveler”, in Mexico   
n the year of 2015, there were 20,916,000 Americans that visited Mexico.  Another million legally reside full time in Mexico, and an estimated 1.5-2 million reside in Mexico illegally.

The total of U.S. citizens who died in Mexico in 2015 was 260.  260 represent the culmination  of all deaths, homicide, suicide and accidents.

The statistics below are murders of Americans in Mexico for the year of 2015.  These figures are from the United States State Department. 

The records reflect a total of 80 homicides of U.S. citizens while in Mexico.  These are homicides that differentiate from what the state department classified as “Drug Related”.   

Drug Related deaths total 7.  Surprising are the number of drownings and suicides.  27 Americans drowned in Mexico, mostly at resort areas such as Cancun and Cabo. The remainder of deaths was attributed to accidents, maritime, vehicle etc.


Here is the state breakdown of American homicides

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