Mexico court frees vigilante leader involved in fatal firefight

March 10, 2015 2:33 AM

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Mexico court frees vigilante leader involved in fatal firefight

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A judge in the violent Mexican state of Michoacan has ordered that a jailed vigilante leader involved in a firefight late last year that killed 10 people should be freed, a spokeswoman for the state judiciary said on Monday.

Hipolito Mora and his followers clashed in mid-December with a band led by Luis Antonio Torres, alias "El Americano," a former vigilante leader turned rural police commander.

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