Mexico: 54 Bodies Found in Mass Graves

Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN, November 27, 2013

Police digging up mass graves in western Mexico have now found human remains from at least 54 victims there.

The grim figure released by Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office Tuesday was the latest since authorities made the startling find this month of dozens of hidden graves during an investigation into the disappearance of two federal agents.

So far, authorities haven’t said whether the missing agents’ bodies have turned up in the hidden graves found in La Barca, a town near the border of Mexico’s Jalisco and Michoacan states.

Prosecutors say they haven’t identified the bodies they’ve found. Some of the victims showed signs of being bound, gagged and tortured, investigators said this week.

Authorities believe municipal police officers were tied to the federal agents’ disappearances, Mexican Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said.


Last month 13 police officers in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco were arrested and accused of running a kidnapping gang.


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  • Just another day in Mexico.

    But don’t worry, the murderer is probably another 11-year old boy who is a “U.S. citizen” who will duly move next door to you once he’s through serving his stiff three-year sentence.

  • Spartacus

    “The grim figure…”


    That’s a racist remark, and sign of cultural imperialism. The author needs to be reeducated ASAP .

  • mgs166

    Typical day in “brownie” land. Only 54 though? I must say I am a little disappointed in that number. They can do better than that.

    • Sick of it

      I’m sure they have far, far more victims out in the desert in INDIVIDUAL graves. Or perhaps continuing on as some form of residue in barrels.

  • Bill Moore


    I’d like to know how many of the dead are young white women who have been kidnapped.

    Once kidnapped, they are given the choice of being a slave to the Mexican cartel or death.

    There were several stories about this five or so years ago, including one where the parents of 127 young white women who were kidnapped and murdered marched to Washington DC to try to get the Federal government to do something about it. Nothing came of it.

    Just My Thoughts,
    Bill Moore

  • itdoesnotmatter

    More than half of the suspects Mexican authorities arrested in the bust of an alleged kidnapping gang were active-duty federal police officers [snip]

    Also, coming soon to enforce the law in a neighborhood near you, no wait, if you live in California or Texas, to YOUR neighborhood.

  • My own astonishment here is that “only” 54 bodies have been found so far, rather than several thousand. I guess the particular batch of narcos responsible for this one are either a bit off their game, or that this was merely a training exercise for their 11 year-old recruits.

  • me

    Amnesty and hot cocoa, along with a pair of fuzzy slippers for these degenerate Mestizos and their wonderful ‘family values’. The Gang Of 8 can house these ‘valuable’ Oompa Loompas in one of their mansions; and keep the feral, lazy, violent, murderous, and parasitic Squat Monsters as their favored ‘pets’ until election time–if the Gang of 8 make it that long….

    • Marc Zuckurburg

      Two thumbs up for comprehensive immigration reform.

      Comprehensive immigration reform will raise wages and salaries, strengthen national security, prevent terrorism, enhance our domestic crime-fighting ability, ensure that we continue to encourage the best and brightest to partake of the American dream, enhance our competitiveness and our ability to innovate, and make America more prosperous.

      Make my immigration reform comprehensive, please!

      • Helios Megistos

        Suckerberg deserves to be cut to pieces by the Zetas; Facebook delenda est!

      • Puggg

        What’s with that picture? Are you, fake troll Mark Zuckerberg, so obsessed with yourself (no, really, it’s not you, you’re just obsessed with the person who you’re pretending to be) that you have to make these goofball fun house mirror images of yourself/him?

        This is the kind of image that someone who owns a lot of Facebook stock whose share price is falling through the floor would have in a nightmare.

  • dd121

    So where does this savagery originate? Is it genetic, cultural? I know the Aztecs (or some damn central american tribe) used to cut the still beating hearts from captured enemies then throw their corpses down the pyramid steps. That at least served a useful social function, assuring that the crops would receive that year’s rain. But what is the purpose of their cartel descendants? Money, power. I,for one, don’t encourage their immigration to our country to share their diverse customs.

  • William Krapek

    Ah Mexico. Back to lapping up your own vomit. Nothing’s changed down there since the Conquistadors tried to civilize it. Another 500 years, then?