Amid the tension that exists in Mexico due to the kidnappings and disappearances of U.S. citizens, some of them found lifeless, as happened in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, a new case came to light.
It is about Wilmer Trivett, 80 years old, a resident of Markleeville, California, who was reported missing last February 11 when he traveled to the state of Baja California Sur, an entity where he used to go frequently, and where his body was found thanks to the help of a trained dog.
But his last trip was a tragedy because, according to state authorities, he was kidnapped and later murdered by a man and a woman with whom Wilmer was involved in a traffic accident.
In this regard, the Attorney General of Baja California Sur, Daniel de la Rosa, indicated that the victim’s body was found in Todos Santos on the Pacific coast, and those responsible for the crime were arrested.
The official detailed that Trivett apparently had a traffic accident with the two detainees, to whom he paid around $2,500 for damages and injuries, but he pointed out that the two people considered the amount insufficient, due to which they kidnapped him to murder him.
The last time friends of the victim saw him alive, he was driving his Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck in which he was traveling with his dog named Bones, according to AP.
Three days later, the pet arrived alone in the backyard of a friend of Trivett’s house, identified as Bernett English, who was surprised to see the dog alone since he never left his owner’s side, so he filed a missing person’s report.
Ten days later, Trivett’s truck was found burned on a creek near the ‘La Burrera’ ranch in Todos Santos.