A Facebook page dedicated to the search for a missing Mooresville teacher announced that Patrick Andrew-Braxton died on Oct. 28 at the hands of a criminal organization while traveling in Mexico.
The new information came from a Facebook post, saying:
"Based on information provided by the Chihuahua State authorities, it is with great sadness that we announce that Patrick died on October 28th at the hands of a criminal organization that operates in the area where he was traveling. The search continues to recover his body so we can bring him back home. The authorities are searching for those responsible to bring them to justice. The family would like to thank the Chihuahua Governor and Attorney General for their unwavering commitment to locating Patrick.
Patrick died doing what he loved—traveling and meeting people. Join us in celebrating his life as he would want us to do. We will always remember Patrick and his joy for life. We love you PBA.
The family requests the news media to respect their privacy during this difficult time."
Chihuahua officials and his family desperately searched for the missing back-packer for weeks and the family thanked the Chihuahua Governor and Attorney General for their 'unwavering commitment to locating Patrick.'
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