DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The household of Arlington firefighter Elijah Snow, recovered dormant successful Mexico this week, returned safely to North Texas Friday.
The American Airlines level carrying them received a h2o cannon salute from occurrence trucks astatine DFW airdrome erstwhile it arrived. An grant defender of firefighters lined the accomplishment country astatine Terminal D to greet Snow’s woman Jaime, family, and adjacent friends.
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The lawyer wide successful the authorities of Quintana Roo, successful Mexico, told CBS 11 News a multi-pronged probe was opened into Snow’s death. Their archetypal probe has not turned up grounds helium was kidnapped, according to Oscar Montes De Oca. However, investigators are successful the aboriginal stages helium said, and were inactive waiting connected details from tests including an autopsy.
La @FGEQuintanaRoo informa que inició carpeta de investigación en relación al deceso de un masculino originario de Texas en el municipio de Benito Juárez. Se investigan las circunstancias en las que ocurrieron los hechos. El cuerpo fue localizado en una ventana de un baño (1/2)
— Fiscalía General QR (@FGEQuintanaRoo) July 23, 2021
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A station connected Twitter from Montes De Oca’s bureau precocious Thursday nighttime said the assemblage was recovered successful a bath window. The station didn’t bespeak precisely wherever Snow was found, lone that it was not astatine the edifice wherever the mates was staying.
Relatives of Snow said they obtained pictures and grounds with the assistance of a section lawyer that appeared to amusement Snow was trying to flight from wherever helium was, and had been beaten.
Kevin Kolbye, a erstwhile national researcher with acquisition moving transgression matters successful Mexico, told CBS 11 News collecting facts successful these cases tin beryllium challenging, but that publicity surrounding Snow’s lawsuit could beryllium beneficial.
“The magnitude of unit that’s enactment connected the Mexican officials from publicity volition astir apt fortify their accent of wanting to resoluteness this peculiar crime,” Kolbye said. “Most of the authorities officials bash not privation to publicize immoderate benignant of transgression enactment against U.S citizens oregon overseas nationals that sojourn those locations.”
The household whitethorn beryllium capable to yet larn the information of what happened, but arrests and prosecution are unlikely, helium said. A harmless instrumentality with the remains, would beryllium the champion lawsuit scenario.
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Snow’s ceremonial is scheduled for Tuesday successful Arlington.