Published On: Mon, Jan 29th, 2018

PEMEX security chief murdered in Salamanca, Guanajuato

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Captain Alfonzo Rocha, head of security at the Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) refinery in Salamanca, Guanajuato was shot to death and his teenage son was injured, as they were attacked by armed men in Salamanca’s Colonia Cipreses.

Shortly before 7 AM on Thursday January 25, Alfonzo Rocha was traveling in a Honda SUV on Lázaro Cárdenas street, and on the corner with Bicentenario Boulevard, two armed men on a motorcycle shot him dead while he was driving.

The Pemex’s security commander was accompanied by his 15-year-old son, who was injured, and his 8-year-old daughter, as he was taking them to school, according to the State Attorney General’s Office (PGJE).

Captain Alfonzo Rocha was in charge of the surveillance of the oil installations and pipelines in the state of Guanajuato.

Alfonzo Rocha Suv

Alfonzo Rocha’s Honda SUV

The director general of Pemex, Carlos Treviño, in a message on social networks condemned the killing of the Salamanca Pemex plant security chief, and said the corporation will take care of the health and welfare of Rocha’s family and that they will be paying close attention to the course of the police investigations.

SMT Newsroom with information from El Universal



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