Maurice Colburt. Photo courtesy of his parents, Evangela Thomas and Marvin Colburt.

What should have been a fun guys’ trip to Mexico in September has left one family searching for answers after the death of their son. Maurice Colburt had just received his passport and was traveling to Rosarito Beach during the Labor Day weekend to take in a concert and enjoy his time with friends.

But according to Colburt’s friends, a shot at a popular tourist bar called Papas & Beer caused him to collapse. Colburt’s parents say he was then dragged out to the street, where he would later be pronounced dead by EMTs.

Since that night, his parents, Evangela Thomas and Marvin Colburt, said they have not received assistance from Mexican authorities or the U.S. Embassy to find out what really happened to their son.

On this week’s episode of “The Word” podcast, the parents speak out about inconsistencies in the police and EMT reports and are asking anyone who might have seen something that weekend to please come forward.

If you have any information, you can email statements, pictures or videos to [email protected].

If you would like to help with the family’s legal battle, you can donate to their GoFundMe page here.