Jaime Suarez Roberto Vazquez, a deputy public investigator, and Juan Carlos Suarez Sanchez, the secretary of public safety in San Fernando, have been missing since August 24. The two were working on the massacre case at a ranch in San Fernando where the remains of 58 men and 14 women were found. Only three people survived the massacre. One of those survivors tipped authorities about the ranch.
reports that 27 of the bodies have been identified and returned to their native homes in Honduras and El Salvador.
Items at the scene included police badges and personal and voter IDs according to a press release. DNA testing is ongoing to determine the identity of the bodies.
It is believed that the Zetas drug cartel is behind the killings.