Ian Hirschson, 78, and Kathy Harvey, 73, both from San Diego, were staying at their second home near El Sogorito in the western Mexican state of Baja California. CBS-TV affiliate KFMB report.
Harvey’s son, Robert Harvey, was texted that day by his mother to tell him that the couple was planning. Visit A gold mine or beach.
Hirschson, a former aerospace engineer and Princeton University graduate, and Harvey, a physiotherapist, were due to return to California three days later.
They never brought it home – the son said their dark blue Toyota Land Cruiser was dropped off in a remote area of Encenata about 3 hours north of El Sokorito earlier this week.
Human remains It was soon discovered in a nearby well on Thursday – and authorities have now positively confirmed that they are a couple.
The TV station said the couple’s deaths were considered a bad game.
Robert Harvey said his mother and Hirschson loved Mexico and were part of a vibrant former Pat community there.
“He was really enjoying the rest,” he told CBS. “She loved walking and traveling. She had a big bucket list of where she wanted to go. ” ‘
Hirschon’s daughter was Ava Chetzer Posted a pessimistic message on Facebook Last week, before the couple’s bodies were found, anyone who saw the couple insisted on approaching her.
“Any information on their whereabouts, please contact me immediately,” he wrote. “My dad Ian has a house in El Sogorito and has a lot of experience traveling to Baja since he bought the house in ’85.
“He stayed at home and the community first reported him missing.” He usually windsurfs the area south of San Quintin as shown in the map below. “
The identities of the dead couple were confirmed by Mexican authorities on Monday – two days after a dual South African and Canadian citizen living in Mexico was found dead on the Baja Peninsula. Hirschson was originally from South Africa.
The body of Craig Harris, 65, a second-dead man, was found on Cabo Pulmo Beach, authorities said. They said he was stabbed in the chest with a bag filled with rocks before being thrown into the sea and then washed ashore.
Harris, who was last seen on August 29, was reportedly running a holiday rental business in Kabo.
Meanwhile, the Los Angeles firefighter Still missing After disappearing from his condo in the Baja California resort town of Rosarito late last month.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Corsetti quoted Mexican officials last week as saying that 48-year-old Francisco Aguilar, a part-time resident of Mexico who is currently on medical leave from the LA fire department, may have been the victim of a “violent abduction.” .