Aunt continues to hope for safe return of missing Marine
POSTED: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 3:47pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 7:51am
Hargill, Texas (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — "All we want is for them to come back." said the Aunt of former Marine Armando Torres, Patricia Torres.
Patricia Torres is the aunt of former marine Armando Torres. Torres served in the marines for 7 years. He lived in Hargill with his aunt.
"These are Armando's uniforms? These are his clothes when he served in the Marines when he was doing his job for our country and this all he have left for him.” Said Torres.
Torres says what supposed to be a nice trip for her nephew that turned into a nightmare.
Patricia Torres says Armando Torres III went to Mexico to visit his dad who lives on a ranch in La Barranca. La Barranca is located across from the Los Indios bridge.
"On May 15th at 10:06 our neighbor from La Barranca called us and told us armed men picked up all three of them, they were screaming to let them go they were not doing anything and they drove with them they just let they took everything from house, jewelry, clothes."said Torres.
The FBI and Mexican law enforcement agencies are investigating the kidnappings of Armando Torres III, his dad Armando Torres II, and his uncle Salvador Torres.
Armando Torres's father and uncle are both Mexican citizens.
The FBI is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the people responsible for the kidnappings.
"Ask those people if they know something to help us out."
"they have families they have kids and they are missing them you know." said Torres.