. “We need X-ray machines but also the most basic things: gloves, scalpels . Maria Lopez, 65, and Jesus Guillen, 70, drove a pickup truck down to Tijuana last Friday to collect rent from tenants at properties in Mexico before being reported missing by their daughter. “At night it’s like there are 60 dead dogs lying out here,” the woman complained of the reek. There was an explosion of carnage in 2008 as El Chapo’s Sinaloa cartel tried to muscle in on what had long been the domain of the locally based Tijuana mob. During a press conference Friday, Sánchez said they arrested the couple's son-in-law who they only identified as 36-year-old Santiago "N". The rudimentary corpse register is far from foolproof. In the first nine months of this year, Mexico suffered an average of close to 100 murders a day. Authorities said Santiago tried to use the couple's credit cards. As for U.S. cities on the list: St Louis was No. Border wall construction forging ahead with Biden months away from taking office, South Texas city donates septic truck, expands bridge lanes for Mexican ‘sister city’, Migrants in Mexican tent camp ecstatic but cautiously optimistic awaiting Biden presidency, Hispanic voters in Arizona helped to swing border state for Democrats, Fate of popular South Texas birding spot uncertain as border wall moves closer, Keep on clean truckin’: Drivers urged to use equipment that sucks fumes from idling 18-wheelers, According to the Citizens Council for Public Safety and Criminal Justice in Mexico, Report: Tijuana homeless sample free fentanyl in deadly cartel experiments, Border expert: Biden can remove obstacles to asylum, citizenship ‘with the stroke of a pen’, Feds investigate shooting involving border agent, undocumented immigrant, Clinical research company seeks Latinos for COVID-19 vaccine trials, NM State University rolls out collegiate world’s 1st licensed whiskey, Report: Arrests made in Juarez TV journalist murder case, Mexico sends mobile morgue to Juarez as COVID-19 fatalities pile up, Border Patrol agents spot 41 people exit bus, enter US illegally, California governor eases penalties for 35 former felons, San Diego County back to more stringent COVID-19 restrictions, GOP unveils $1.4T spending bill amid post-election turmoil, Health workers go door-to-door urging residents to stay home, screening for COVID-19 amid surge, UTEP moves game with UAB to Friday, Nov. 20 in Midland, Border Patrol agent seen on TikTok buying tamales from vendor on Mexican side of border barrier, Guatemalan family seeking sanctuary in Austin wonder what a Joe Biden presidency means for them, Mexican cartel member facing drug conspiracy charges in Chicago, Tijuana to consider imposing fines on anyone not wearing a facemask, Forced to wait in Mexico, asylum seekers hopeful Biden will help them, San Diego-Tijuana border residents say they’d be OK with Biden as president, Casa por casa, promotores de salud buscan prevenir propagación de COVID-19 en Juárez, Migrants express ‘guarded optimism’ about Biden honoring asylum claims, For DACA recipients in Texas, Joe Biden’s victory lifts pressure, Biden targets virus as his White House transition begins, Americans pivot from red-hot Trump to Biden’s seasoned cool, Mexico, Brazil leaders silent as world congratulates Biden. Outside Tijuana’s general hospital a bullet-riddled people-carrier bore witness to the latest gunfight. Please let us know if you're having issues with commenting. An autopsy will determine the cause of death. Maria Lopez, 65, and Jesus Guillen, 70, drove a pickup truck down to Tijuana last Friday to collect rent from tenants at properties in Mexico before being reported missing by their daughter. July – 231. What had happened? In the first nine months of this year, Mexico suffered an average of close to 100 murders a day. Overall Crime and Safety Situation. As ambulance technicians strapped the blood-spattered man to a stretcher with silver duct tape, a police officer claimed he was a convicted burglar probably shot while trying to rob a local home.