The latest killing of two Canadian snowbirds in Mexico is bound to revive the debate over whether it's a safe destination for tourists. The question is, should it?
Eighty-four-year-old Edward Kular of Toronto and 67-year-old Nina Discombe of Ottawa have been identified as the victims of what Mexican police believe was a weekend robbery at their home in the town of Ajijic, Global News reported.
The lakeside community in the municipality of Chapala, in the state of Guadalajara, is a popular spot for Canadian and American retirees, and the murdered Canadians had been living there for about six months, Global News said.
Kular, clad in his underwear, was apparently struck on the head and Discombe, wearing a robe, was stabbed with a kitchen knife, suggesting they interrupted the robbers. Their bodies were discovered by an employee bringing a jug of chlorine for their pool, according to the Guadalajara Reporter, which covers the expat community.
Local police told the newspaper the house hadRead More »from Should the latest Canadian deaths in Mexico make you reconsider a winter break there?