Mexican Congressman likely executed by drug cartel

Posted on September 25, 2014 • Filed under: Crime, Mexico, Politics

Reuters reported Mexican federal congressman Gabriel Gomez, the most high-profile politician murdered in recent years, was likely executed by a drug cartel, a state prosecutor said on Wednesday.

Gomez was kidnapped with an aide in Mexico’s second-largest city of Guadalajara on Monday. Their charred remains were found in a burned-out pickup truck the following day. The identities of Gomez and his assistant Heriberto Nunez were confirmed on Wednesday. Read Article

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