Mexican conservationist found dead 2 weeks after disappearance

A MEXICAN conservationist known for championing the protection of monarch butterflies was found dead two weeks after his disappearance, authorities said. 

Homero Gomez, 50, who ran a sanctuary for the iconic orange and black insects, had been missing since January 14. His body was found at the bottom of a well in the western state of Michoacan, where monarch butterflies often spend the winter.