Swiss tourist murdered during assault in Acapulco

Tourists in the port of Acapulco. (Twitter @PoliturAcapulco, file)
Tourists in the port of Acapulco. (Twitter @PoliturAcapulco, file)

According to the local media, The State Prosecutor's Office of Guerrero is investigating the murder of an 84-year-old man, originally from Switzerland, during an apparent assault on the Club Deportivo de Acapulco, Guerrero subdivision.

According to the investigations, on Thursday morning allegedly a group of men entered the house where the victim was, identified as René of 84 years, along with his wife María de 71.

In a statement, it was reported that after receiving a call to the 911 emergency line, staff of the Public Prosecutor's Office and experts came to the site and found the body of the foreigner with puncture wound guns and the woman with some injuries

The victims were on vacation in Acapulco and apparently the reason was an attempted robbery. The woman was taken to a private hospital for medical attention, while the man's body was transferred to the Forensic Medical Service.