Sources say that the 11 bodies were left in two pickup trucks. The trucks were discovered near a motel and they were left abandoned along a road linking the town of Chapala with Guadalajara.
According to Fox
, police made their way to the scene after a woman informed them that she spotted the bodies.
According to the Los Angeles Times
, authorities the body count was 15 bodies. Tomas Coronado Olmos, the top prosecutor for Jalisco state, said that they are conducting an investigation, and they will find out exactly how many bodies were discovered.
The area where the bodies were discovered is an area where there has been bloody turf battles before, according to the Washington Post
Coronado said that Mexican drug cartels will frequently mutilate their victims' bodies. Coronado also said that the cartels will also leave victims' bodies stuffed into vehicles.