RSS Feed

Police Chief, Deputy Chief Murdered in Western Mexico

Posted on

December 30,2013

MEXICO CITY – The police chief and deputy police chief of Tarimbaro, a city in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, were murdered, police spokesmen said Wednesday.

The bodies of chief Luis Manuel Gonzalez Magaña and deputy chief Osvaldo Rendon Salcedo were found Tuesday afternoon after police received a report that two bodies were lying by an SUV parked behind the Las Chalupas bar in the community of Uruetaro.

Violence%20-%20Mexico%20-%20142

Officers found the bodies of the two chiefs, who were holding their pistols and had been shot several times, by the vehicle.

Gonzalez Magaña and Rendon Salcedo had been reported missing on Monday, police said.

Investigators are trying to determine the motive for the killings and find those responsible, the Michoacan Attorney General’s Office said.

Salvador Gonzalez Magaña, the former police chief in Tarimbaro and brother of Luis Manuel Gonzalez Magaña, was murdered in March, media reports said.

Michoacan has been rocked by a wave of drug-related violence in recent months.

Michoacan’s forests and mountains are used by drug traffickers to grow marijuana and produce synthetic drugs.

 

 

 

 

http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=1376033&CategoryId=14091&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+laht%2Fmailer+%28Latin+American+Herald+Tribune%29&utm_content=FeedBurner

 

About Doc

Spreading the word about the dangers of methamphetamine.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: