Thursday, October 24, 2013

20-year-old Mass Killer Arrested In Nuevo León By Mexican State Security Agents

Juan Pablo Vázquez Garcés and Nancy Marcela Ortiz Sánchez

Suspect confessed to participating in 45 murders and is implicated in 34 more, according to Nuevo León state officials.

By H. Nelson Goodson
October 24, 2013

Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico - On Thursday, Jorge Domone Zambrano, the Nuevo León State Security spokesperson announced that state security agents arrested Juan Pablo Vázquez Garcés, 20, from the Valle de Santa Lucía neighborhood in Monterrey, who recently confessed to participating in 45 homicides and is implicated in 34 more. All of the murders happened last year, according to Garcés' confession said Zambrano. 
Along with Garcés arrest, Zambrano stated that Nancy Marcela Ortiz Sánchez, 25, also from Monterrey was taken into custody on October 8, at the Artículo 27 Constitucional neighborhood. State security agents were investigating another case in northern Monterrey when they came upon both Garcés and Sánchez attempting to sell marijuana and doses of cocaine. 
Garcés is facing multiple murder charges, including the killing of five people at an events hall and killing two transit officers, one in Monterrey and the other at the Escobedo municipality. Sánchez is facing drug selling charges.
State security agents confiscated a Mazda 3, 35 bags of marijuana, 22 doses of cocaine, 2 cellphones and $25.00 ($260 pesos).

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