Priest of Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato assasinated

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The priest’s body had several gunshot wounds, and he was next to a truck, which he was allegedly driving when he was killed.

GUANAJUATO, Gto.- The priest Gumersindo Cortés González, parish priest of the Cristo Rey temple in the community of Dolores Hidalgo, was found shot to death on a dirt road in that same municipality.

The religious minister had been reported missing by his relatives on Saturday morning.

He was 63 years old and 38 years as a priest.

His body was found the night of that day, the state attorney general’s office reported.

The priest’s body had several gunshot wounds, and he was next to a truck, which he was allegedly driving when he was killed.

It was found in a gap between the communities of Cerrito de Guadalupe and San Antón de las Minas.

Father Gumersindo did his studies at the Colegio Marista; He was ordained as a priest in 1983, in Celaya, where he was a pastor before being assigned to the Cristo Rey parish in the Mesa de López community.

The Diocese of Celaya published a message of condolences for the murder of the priest, who for many years was director of the Holy House of Atotonilco exercises.

Source: proceso.com.mx

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