Mexican authorities identify 16 people following killings in Tamaulipas

1 year 7 months 3 weeks ago Monday, February 08 2021 Feb 8, 2021 February 08, 2021 9:13 AM February 08, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV staff

Mexican authorities have identified 16 people after 19 bodies were discovered shot and burned last month in rural Tamaulipas, about 40 miles south of Starr County.

According to the Tamaulipas Attorney General’s Office, 14 individuals were Guatemalan and two were Mexican.

A dozen Mexican state police officers have been arrested since the killings on Jan. 22, the Associated Press reported. Tamaulipas state Attorney General Irving Barrios Mojica said all 12 officers were in custody and face charges of homicide, abuse of authority and making false statements.

Mexican officials are still waiting on DNA results to determine the final remains.


Dozen state police charged in the massacre of 19 in Mexico

Investigators identify some of the bodies found burned in Tamaulipas

Mexican police find 19 bodies inside burned truck in rural Tamaulipas

More News

7 Days