Four skulls of human beings were found in a package that arrived at an airport in Mexico and was sent to the USA by courier.
According to the National Guard, the skulls were wrapped in aluminum foil and placed inside a cardboard container after being detected by Xray equipment at Queretaro Intercontinental Airport in central Mexico .
It stated that the package was sent from Michoacan, a western coastal state, and was on its way to Manning in South Carolina.
The National Guard did not provide any further information about the identity, age or motive behind the sending of the remains.
A special permit is required for the transfer of human remains. This permit was not granted.
Michoacan is Mexico’s most violent state, with Apatzingan being ruled for many years by the Viagras drug cartel.
On Facebook, The Guardia Nacional stated: “During inspections of packaging companies and through anX-ray team. The #NationalGuardia detected four skulls apparently from human origin, wrapped with transparent plastic and aluminum paper minio. No health record.”