Mexican officials say 28 under investigation in army slayings, abuse will be punished

April 17, 2015 2:00 AM

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MEXICO CITY – State authorities said Thursday that 28 officials are being investigated for alleged abuses committed during the cover-up of last year's slaying by soldiers of at least a dozen criminal suspects after they surrendered.

The government of Mexico state, adjacent to Mexico City, had initial responsibility for investigating the June 2014 bloodshed. Two survivors told The Associated Press that state detectives and prosecutors' agents tortured and threatened them to go along with the army's version that all 22 suspects k...

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