The body of a man was found Wednesday morning in a rural area, according to media reports.
La Voz newspaper reported that at 10:35 a.m. the police were notified about the corpse.
The body was reportedly found in a canal in Ciudad Morelos rural town.
The authorities arrived at the scene about 12:42 p.m.
Upon arrival, the authorities found the corpse with gunshot wounds.
Close to the scene the police found a sign that said the man was an alleged thief.
The dead man was dressed in a gray sweatshirt, red t-shirt, black denim jeans and black tennis shoes. Also, the dead man had a machete in his hands. It took about two hours to extract the body from the canal, the newspaper said.