Homero Gómez González

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Homero Gómez González (1969/1970 – January 2020) was a Mexican environmental activist, agricultural engineer, and politician. He was the manager of El Rosario Monarch Butterfly Preserve, a part of the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve. Gómez was mayor and commissioner of El Rosario [Wikidata], Michoacán.

Gómez was last seen alive on 13 January 2020 attending a meeting in the village of El Soldado [Wikidata].[1] More than two weeks after his disappearance, his body was found in an agricultural reservoir in Ocampo, aged 50.[2]

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  1. "Homero Gómez: Missing Mexican butterfly activist found dead". BBC. 30 January 2020. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  2. Stubley, Peter (2020-01-22). "Missing butterfly conservationist 'may have been targeted by illegal loggers'". The Independent. Retrieved 2020-01-31.