A 51-year-old man was found dead and with signs of foul play early Sunday in a rural area, according to media reports.
The incident was reported at 2:30 a.m. on State Highway 10 by the Zakamoto rural town.
Police officers observed at the scene a black Ford Runner that seemed to have been shot.
Police agents found the victim inside the vehicle. The dead man was identified as Juan Ignacio López Cruz, who had been booked in Mexicali prison for drug-related crimes and residential robbery.