David Michael Hartley, right, believed shot by Mexican pirates on Falcon Lake. (Personal Photo- CBS)
Today the head of the cop investigating the murder of missing American jet-skier David Michael Hartley was delivered to the Mexican military. The head was delivered in a suitcase.
The Monitor reported, via Free Republic:
The severed head of a Mexican investigator involved in the Falcon Reservoir case was delivered to the Mexican army today, according to state Rep. Aaron Peña, D-Edinburg.
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Peña reported via Twitter that he had confirmed the information with Zapata County Sheriff Sigifredo Gonzalez, whose office is heading the U.S. investigation into the Sept. 30 disappearance of David Michael Hartley.
The 30-year-old McAllen man is widely believed dead after what his wife, Tiffany Young-Hartley, has described as an attack by cartel “pirates” on the Mexican side of the binational waterway.
She has said three boats of gunmen opened fire on them as they were riding personal watercraft, fatally shooting her husband in the head.
In a media blitz that has brought widespread attention to the case, Young-Hartley, 29, has appeared on all the major TV networks and cable news outlets over the past week, presenting a harrowing account of being forced to flee for her life to the U.S. shore of the lake after she tried in vain to get her husband’s limp body onto her SeaDoo watercraft.