Wednesday, April 27, 2011

96 Bodies Of Missing Persons Discovered In Clandestine Graves in Durango, Mexico

Photo: TV Azteca

Bodies of victims attributed to the drug cartel wars exhumed.

By H. Nelson Goodson
April 27, 2011

Victoria de Durango, Durango, Mexico - Since April 11, at least 96 bodies have been recovered from Las Fuentes neighborhood (79 bodies), including the Provincial neighborhood (17 bodies) near the state Capitol of Durango, Victoria de Durango. Mexican federal police believe more bodies are expected to be recovered and that some bodies were buried about two years ago and forensic evidence indicates other bodies have been recently been buried. Police and the military recovered 58 bodies on Friday and 17 on Monday, according to the Durango State Attorney General's Office.
No one has been implicated in the crimes, but police say the deaths are attributed to drug cartel wars in the state.
In San Fernando, Tamaulipas, at least 183 bodies have been exhumed, and last year in August, another 72 bodies were recovered at the same municipality, according to federal police.

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