Mexico Confirms Missing Students Murdered by Drug Gang

January 28, 2015 8:28 AM

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The Mexican government says it is now a matter of "historical truth" that 43 college students who have been missing since last September were murdered by drug traffickers who believed they were members of a rival gang.

Attorney General Jesus Murillo told reporters Monday investigators were now certain the students, all men, were abducted by corrupt police officers in southern Guerrero state and handed over to members of Guerreros Unidos. He said the gang took the students to a garbage dump and killed them, then bu...

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