ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The household of an Arlington firefighter believes he was kidnapped and murdered in Mexico, whereas on trip together with his spouse to rejoice their 10-year wedding ceremony anniversary.
Elijah Snow was discovered lifeless early Monday at a resort in Cancun, based on his father-in-law Randy Elledge. An legal professional in Mexico obtained info and photographs for the household, he mentioned, main them to consider Snow was overwhelmed and presumably suffocated.
A State Division official confirmed the loss of life of a U.S citizen in Cancun. The FBI is conscious of the case and has been in touch with the household.
The incident occurred on the couple’s first evening at an all-inclusive resort on the beachfront strip of lodges within the standard vacationer vacation spot.
After having a number of drinks on the resort foyer bar, the couple went to their room, based on Elledge, when Jamie Snow observed her husband stopped and went again to the bar. She went to sleep, solely to get up about 4 a.m. and uncover he hadn’t returned to the room.
Snow began looking out the resort for her husband at that time, Elledge mentioned. About 8:30 within the morning somebody instructed her he had been discovered lifeless, presumably after falling between the partitions of the resort subsequent door.
Not believing the story, the household employed a neighborhood legal professional who was capable of receive crime scene photographs of Snow. Elledge mentioned they seem to indicate he was overwhelmed over most of his physique, besides his head and face.
Different members of the family and an in depth good friend are actually additionally in Mexico, making an attempt to rearrange to have Snow returned house, which they’re hoping will occur by Friday. “You’re presupposed to be protected there,” Elledge mentioned. “You’re at your resort, all inclusive, and haven’t any intentions of leaving so that you’ll be protected. And also you’re not protected there.”
Snow had been with the Arlington Hearth Division not less than eight years based on an official there.
The occupation ran within the household. His father was killed working as a firefighter. A metropolis web site says Ron Snow was the primary firefighter to be killed within the metropolis in 1985. Snow’s stepfather can also be a retired firefighter Elledge mentioned.