(CNN) — The Chihuahua state attorney general’s office said Wednesday in a statement it found eight people dead in Guachochi, on the road to Piedra Agujerada and the municipal dump.
The discovery was made by agents of the State Investigation Agency (Aei), together with personnel from the National Guard (GN), the Secretary of National Defense (Sedena) and the Secretary of Public Security of the State (Sspe).
The prosecution added that two burned vehicles were found. Two of the eight people found dead were burned. It was also reported that one person was found alive and being treated by doctors.
The authorities added that they are in the area in tactical deployment, in order to restore the security of the town.
— Fidel Gutierrez contributed to this report.