Former Iguala, Mexico, mayor captured in case of 43 missing students

November 4, 2014 1:18 PM

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Former Iguala, Mexico, mayor captured in case of 43 missing students

Mexican police have captured a fugitive former mayor and his wife who the government has blamed for ordering the disappearance of 43 student teachers feared massacred in September, officials said on Tuesday.

The students were abducted by police in league with a local drug gang in the southwestern city of Iguala after clashes there on the night of Sept. 26, sparking a huge manhunt and embarrassing President Enrique Pena Nieto.

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