Skip to comments.Police find 17 bodies across Mexico
Posted on 04/16/2007 8:26:14 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
MEXICO CITY - Police found 17 bodies stuffed in cars or dumped on streets in garbage bags across Mexico on Monday in the latest wave of violence apparently triggered by warring drug gangs.
In the resort city of Cancun, the bodies of three men and two women were found in an SUV with their heads covered in tape and their hands bound behind their backs, Quintana Roo state police said.
Police spokesman Antonio Coral said he could not immediately confirm the cause of death.
Mexico City police found more three bodies in an SUV parked in a middle-class neighborhood in what the Mexico City attorney general said appeared to be killings linked to a turf war between drug gangs.
Two more bodies were found in a car in Iguala, about 100 miles south of Mexico City. A note found at the scene threatened Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the alleged head of the Sinaloa Cartel who escaped from a federal prison in 2001.
Three burned bodies also were found in two cars in the Sinaloan city of Culiacan, while four more bodies were found in garbage bags in the central city of Taxco and the port city of Veracruz on the Gulf of Mexico.
Federal investigators say the Sinaloa cartel is fighting a bloody turf war with the Gulf Cartel and their army of enforcers known as the Zetas over billion-dollar drug trafficking routes to the United States. The battle has led to beheadings, grenade attacks and execution-style killings across Mexico and the violence has taken a particularly heavy toll on police.
President Felipe Calderon, who took power in December, has launched a nationwide offensive against the gangs, sending 24,000 federal police and soldiers to areas ravaged by violence.
But killings have continued unabated. According to a tally kept by Mexico City daily El Universal there have been more than 700 drug slayings since January.
let me guess, the bodies are those of journalists, police chiefs, and mayors. Those three professions seem to have a lifespan measured in days in Mexico if they try to do any good.
Forgive me if I don't care... we have 32 bodies in Virginia today
Mexico’s problem...for now...
Did Gore tell you to do what he says... and not what he does?
Its a civil war and we need to pull out of Mexico immediately!
Is that when some used TP gets stuck on the bottom of your shoe. And you don't know about it until someone takes pity on you and tells you?
I’ll have to look on YouTube to see if these tipos left any messages.
If you want on, or off this S. Texas/Mexico ping list, please FReepMail me.
Pretty easy if you know where to look. I don’t trust the policia there any more than the crooks.
You should see how many mexican bodies are in the LA Morgue...they have photos online.
Illegals kill 23 Americans every day. Who cares?
that’s nothing unusual to socal.
you can find 17 dead, one here, one there, etc in the mornings here.
happens all the time.
my local noospaper publishes a map of where dead bodies were found.
Yes, and a legal went on a shooting spree killing 32 Americans yesterday. Now the same idiot legislators who aid and abet the overwhelming influx of foreigners into the USA, both legal and illegal, is set to go about strippling ME of MY rights based on the mayhem that their charges have caused.
It sickens me. The left sickens me. The open borders people sicken me.
America needs an immigration time out of at least a decade.
u b posting to #14.
Same in the United States we are not a Republic anymore..
The Mullahs are democrats/republicans.. Shiite or Sunnis..
The average American is clueless, you know, like a Sand Monkey.. CLUELESS..