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Three ladies lacking in Mexico after crossing border from Texas to promote clothes at flea market

Two sisters from a Texas border city and one other lady are reportedly lacking after crossing the border in to Mexico final month to promote clothes at a flea market.

The Associated Press reported Friday that 48-year-old Marina Perez Rios and her youthful sister Maritza Trinidad Perez Rios, 47, have not been heard from since Feb. 24 after driving to the town of Montemorelos within the Nuevo León state.

Their pal, 53-year-old Dora Alicia Cervantes Saenz, was additionally alongside for the journey.

The two sisters are from the small metropolis of Peñitas, which is just a few hundred ft from the Rio Grande. It’s unclear the place Saenz is from.


In these undated photos provided by the Penitas Police Department, from left are sisters Maritza Rios, 47, and Marina Rios, 48, and their friend, Dora Saenz, 53.

In these undated images supplied by the Penitas Police Department, from left are sisters Maritza Rios, 47, and Marina Rios, 48, and their pal, Dora Saenz, 53. (Penitas Police Department by way of AP)

Peñitas Police Chief Roel Bermea advised The AP the ladies’s households have been in contact with Mexican authorities, who’re investigating their disappearance. The State Prosecutor’s Office has additionally been investigating the ladies’s disappearance, The AP stated.

The FBI and U.S. Customs and Border Protection are additionally allegedly conscious of the lacking ladies, however couldn’t be reached by Fox News Digital Friday evening for remark.

Bermea stated the husband of one of many ladies talked along with her on the telephone whereas the trio was touring in Mexico on Feb. 24, however he could not attain her after that dialog and have become involved.

“Since he couldn’t make contact over that weekend, he got here in that Monday and reported it to us,” Bermea stated – the Monday in query would have been Feb. 27.

The police chief shared that the ladies have been touring in a inexperienced mid-Nineteen Nineties Chevy Silverado and the town they have been touring to is roughly three hours from the border.


Many questions stay within the disappearance of the three ladies as restricted info has been launched publicly – a case that stands in stark distinction to the kidnapping of 4 Americans who traveled to Mexico for cosmetic surgery final week.

Two of the 4 have been allegedly killed by the Mexican Gulf Cartel after the van they have been touring in was shot at a number of occasions within the border metropolis of Matamoros, Tamaulipas. Horrifying surveillance video from the realm confirmed the Americans being hauled off from the scene of the capturing in a pickup truck. An harmless Mexican lady was additionally killed within the capturing.

The two survivors have been discovered Tuesday in a picket shack close to the Gulf Coast following an enormous search involving Mexican troopers and National Guard troops.

On Thursday, the Gulf Cartel apologized for the act of violence towards the harmless, stating it goes towards their guidelines, and turned 5 members they are saying have been concerned within the capturing and abduction into authorities.

Five members of the Gulf Cartel that the group insists were responsible for the kidnapping and murder of Americans south of the border last week. 

Five members of the Gulf Cartel that the group insists have been answerable for the kidnapping and homicide of Americans south of the border final week.  (Twitter)


According to The AP, roughly 112,000 Mexicans are lacking nationwide, however the one individuals seemingly in search of them are their family members. 

The outlet famous that the shortage of manpower, tools and coaching in Mexico doesn’t even enable for authorities to establish tens of hundreds of our bodies which have been discovered.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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