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Friday, March 1, 2013

13-year-old alleged hitman killed after judge releases him because he was too young to be held

      A 13-year-old boy who allegedly confessed to being involved in 10 murders was killed after a Zacatecas judge released him to his mother, saying he was too young to be admitted to a youth detention center.

      The boy was identified as Jorge Armando Moreno. His body, that of four women and another person were found along a road between Morelos and Vetagrande, 10 kilometers from the capital, the city of Zacatecas. The bodies showed signs of torture, Mexican media reported. The boy had been arrested Feb. 3 along with suspected members of the Zetas and along with Guatemalans suspected of crime ties.
Proceso story in El Mexicano (PDF).

Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

Tijuana registers 6 slayings for week of Feb. 18-24

        Frontera newspaper's Insecurity Barometer said there were six slayings for the week of Feb. 11-17. There also were 18 vehicle thefts and 46 drug-possession arrests.
Story, Frontera (PDF).

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