Saltillo, Mexico, Jan 13, 2017 / 13:11 pm
The body of Father Joaquín Hernández Sifuentes, a priest in northern Mexico who had been missing since Jan. 3, was found on Thursday, his diocese announced.
"We confirm with profound sadness that our brother Joaquín Hernández Sifuentes, a diocesan priest for whom we tirelessly searched, with the great hope of finding him alive, has gone on to the house of the eternal Father. This afternoon the authorities reported he was found dead," read a Jan. 12 statement from the Diocese of Saltillo.
Comunicado sobre el P. Joaquín Hernández Sifuentes (JHS004) jueves 12 de enero del 2017 https://t.co/LHinTQkIBk #Saltillo #México pic.twitter.com/kQaMjQae5X- Diócesis de Saltillo (@diocesisaltillo) January 12, 2017