Crime and Violence

Ex-director of Municipal Police in Zapoltiltic is executed

The ex-director of the Municipal Police (Policía Municipal) in Zapoltiltic, Jalisco, was executed late Thursday night. An anonymous tip led the local police of the municipal Gómez Farías to investigate a reported shooting. Upon arriving at the scene, Marcelo Gamaliel Sedo Carreto, 44, was found dead with at least three bullet wounds.

Marcelo Carreto was the director for only a short period of time before being de-ranked due to poor behavior in his position. A few months ago he was discharged after it was discovered that he was in possession of a small weapons cache. There were have been no arrests made in regards to his murder.


Milenio. “Ejecutan a ex subdirector de la policía de Zapotiltic.” Milenio. 23 July, 2010.

Patiño, Martín. “Ejecutan a ex director de la Policía Minicipal de Zpoltitic.” Informador. 23 July, 2010.

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