13 bod­ies found in Mex­ico

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A to­tal of 13 bod­ies have now been found in or around Lake Cha­pala in western Mex­ico, an of­fi­cial has said. The head prose­cu­tor of Jalisco state, Ed­uardo Al­ma­guer, told the Mile­nio TV net­work that the dead were ap­par­ently mem­bers of a gang and came from nearby com­mu­ni­ties. He said they were killed by their for­mer crim­i­nal al­lies in the neigh­bour­ing state of Mi­choa­can on or around Septem­ber 21. The bod­ies of the 12 men and one woman were then ap­par­ently tossed into a river that feeds into the lake. They were found at the op­po­site end of the lake from the town of Cha­pala, pop­u­lar among tourists and Amer­i­can re­tirees. Also, a sol­dier died in a shootout with crim­i­nals in the cen­tral state of Gua­na­ju­ato, one day af­ter five sol­diers were killed in an am­bush in the north­ern state of Si­naloa. The Gua­na­ju­ato state prose­cu­tor’s of­fice said po­lice and sol­diers were chas­ing a three-ve­hi­cle con­voy of armed men in the town­ship of Comon­fort, Gua­na­ju­ato, when the gun­fight broke out and the sol­diers were shot dead.

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