Sunday, July 4, 2010

Marchman Act Blog: Mexico Makes Arrest in Killing of U.S. Consular Worker

MEXICO CITY — The Mexican police said Friday that they had arrested a gang leader who confessed to ordering some of the most horrifying killings in the border city of Ciudad Juárez, including the killing of a pregnant American consular employee and her husband.
Diario del Desierto, via European Pressphoto Agency
Mexican soldiers watched over a wounded man being moved to a hospital in Caborca, Sonora State, on Thursday.
Jesús Ernesto Chávez Castillo, 41, confessed that he ordered the murder of Lesley A. Enriquez at the command of La Linea, the enforcement arm of the Juárez drug cartel, the federal police said. The motive, he said, was revenge, because the consulate had issued visas to members of a rival gang. Read Full Story...

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