Mexico finds 64 bodies in mass graves as drug cartel probe ends
Published on Dec 3, 2013 2:44 PM
MEXICO CITY (AFP) - A total of 64 bodies have been found in mass graves in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, authorities said Monday as they wrapped up a probe of alleged victims of a drug cartel.
A total of 35 graves were found, an official at the attorney general's office said.
The search in an area bordering the drug-plagued state of Michoacan stemmed from a probe into the November 3 disappearance of two federal police officers.
They were not among the bodies found.
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