AMERICA/MEXICO - Santa Ana Maya parish priest murdered with firearms

Tuesday, 23 May 2023

Huandacareo (Agenzia Fides) - The Office of the Attorney General of the State of Michoacán is investigating the murder of Father Javier García Villafaña, which occurred on Monday, May 22, 2023 in the municipality of Huandacareo. According to information released by the local press, the priest, parish priest of Santa Ana Maya, was found dead on the Capacho-Cuitzeo highway, shot dead, on the road leading to the community of Capacho to which he belonged. The State Attorney General's office is investigating the murder.
Huandacareo located in the state of Michoacán, is a small rural community in northern Mexico. (AP) (Agenzia Fides, 23/5/2023)