49 Headless corpses found in the highway of Mexico

49 Headless corpses found in the highway of Mexico

Monterrey : Mexico | May 13, 2012 at 9:27 PM PDT
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Headless corpses found

Forty nine headless bodies were dumped by suspected drug group killers in the highway of Monterry City in Mexico. The corpses of 43 men and 6 women whose hands and feet had also been cut-off found on the early time of Sunday lying on the highway.

The authorities had hard time for the fast identification of the corpse as they are all headless. Mexico's drug group named Zetas claimed the responsibility on the urders as message were found in the scene. The dead bodies has signs of decays indicating may been dead for several days already. The authorities puzzles on where this murdered people came as there no mass diasppearances have been reported. Nuevo Leon Attorney Genreal Adrian de la Garza said that corpses might be of migrants passing through Mexico to the United States. The migrants have been targeted by criminal gangs in the past years. The massacre was the latest in a string of mass slayings that have convulsed Mexico in recent months, many of them in the north of the country, where the Zetas have waged a war against rival groups for control of smuggling routes.

Zetas was founded by the deserters from the Mexican army who became enforcers for Gulf cartel that also dominates the drug trade in the northeast part of the country. Some leaders separate from the original group and form new group. The two groups are not fighting over the control of the drug trafficking operations.

Last August 2011 around 52 people died in an arson attack on a casino in Monterrey which also reported done by Zetas. The Monterrey is the Mexico's richest city for booming economic development but also one of the worst atrocities in recent years for it has been ravaged by drug wars.

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Suspected members of the Zeta drug cartel are presented to the media in Monterrey
Suspected members of the Zeta drug cartel are presented to the media in Monterrey
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