Mexico Detains 8 Soldiers in June Killing of 22

September 26, 2014 4:40 AM

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Mexico Detains 8 Soldiers in June Killing of 22

An army officer and seven soldiers have been detained in connection with the killing of 22 people in rural southern Mexico, authorities announced late Thursday.

The Mexican Defense Department said in a statement that the eight were involved in the June 30 incident in San Pedro Limon. They were being held at a prison in Mexico City on charges of crimes against military discipline, disobedience and breach of duty.

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