Tourist from Ukraine was robbed and killed in Mexico

Ukrainian tourist was found dead in the state of Yucatan in the southeast of Mexico.
He could be murdered because of the large amount of cash, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the local police.

According to Prosecutor Office of Yucatan, the body of 25-year- old Alexander Batychko was found with traces of violence in his rented car on one of the roads of the state. Police found out that the young man rented the car at the end of December to ride on archaeological areas of Yucatan. He paid in cash and the company officials noticed a large amount of money in his bag.

Batychko came to Mexico on vacation and stopped in the resort town of Playa del Carmen on the Caribbean coast, known also as Riviera Maya in neighboring to Yucatan state of Quintana Roo. There he rented the car.

The police is revealing the circumstances of the Ukrainian citizen death. There were no money in the car, so the primary lead is he was murdered for robbery attack.


The Embassy of Ukraine in Mexico is checking the information about the murder of Ukrainian tourist, said Deputy Director of Information Policy Department of the MFA of Ukraine Vasyl Zvarych.

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