The bodies found in the Ensenada well could be those of three foreign surfers, Baja California prosecutor insists

The three bodies found in a well in Ensenada, Baja California, have been confirmed to be those of two Australian brothers and their American friend who were reported missing on April 27. The head of the Public Prosecution Service (FGE), María Elena Andrade Ramírez confirmed this information and stated that they are only waiting for the arrival of the relatives to identify the victims.

The bodies were found more than 15 meters deep in an area that was difficult to access. Rescue workers, firefighters and FGE experts worked for hours in the La Bocana pit, Santo Tomás, to adequately recover the remains. Authorities continued to work the rugged area looking for more evidence.

The three young men, identified as brothers Jake and Callum Robinson from Australia and Jack Carter Rhoad from the United States, were reported missing after they failed to arrive at their Airbnb in Rosarito on April 29. They had arrived at the beach of Puerto Faro San José. practiced surfing over the weekend and were last seen in the area where the bodies were discovered.

Following the disappearance report, Mexican authorities contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the US and Australian consulates. On the afternoon of May 2, three people, two men and a woman of Mexican descent, were arrested for their possible involvement in the disappearance and murder of the three tourists.

The investigation revealed that the suspects intercepted the tourists during their trip, seized their vehicle and allegedly murdered them. Evidence such as remains of a tent, clothing, bloodstains, drag marks and a mobile phone belonging to one of the victims were found. The suspects tried to dump the bodies in the well to avoid detection.

The discovery of a half-burned Chevrolet Colorado pickup with California license plates, one of the vehicles in which the tourists were traveling, was also reported. The victims’ family members are expected to arrive in Baja California on Saturday, May 4, to confirm the identity of the deceased.

In Australia, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese expressed concern over the missing Australians, assuring that government agencies are providing support to the families and working with Mexican authorities to determine the whereabouts of the Robinson brothers.