TORONTO, Ontario, May 25,, 2016 – Torex Gold Resources Inc. (the “Company” or “Torex”) (TSX:TXG) regretfully announces that on the afternoon of May 23rd, a fatal accident occurred at the construction site for a sediment control structure associated with the El Limon Sur pit. Mr. Jorge Joel Roman Mendoza, an employee of the construction contractor Construccion de Caminos y Proyectos Interestatales, S.A. de C.V., was fatally injured while trucking rock down to the dam construction site. His loaded truck climbed the berm and then rolled over, coming to rest approximately 20 meters below on the next switchback. The appropriate authorities were immediately notified and have inspected and released the site. An internal investigation is underway to determine the cause of the accident.