Mexico: Politician hacked to death with machete during interview with journalist

Posted on September 13, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Mexico

Armed men in a Mexican state that is struggling to contain gang violence hacked a local congressman to death with a machete while he was being interviewed by a journalist, authorities said on Thursday.
State prosecutors in the western state of Michoacan said the politician, Osbaldo Esquivel Lucatero, was giving the interview in his car Wednesday afternoon when a group of unidentified men forced him and the other man out and attacked them. The reporter survived. Read Article

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