Mexico Officials Say Evidence Proves Gang Killed Iguala Students

January 28, 2015 12:26 AM

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Mexican prosecutors said new evidence proves that 43 college students who went missing in September from Iguala were killed by a drug gang, as the government seeks to defuse a protest movement that has questioned officials’ version.

Local police took the students hostage and handed them over to members of the Guerreros Unidos drug cartel, who killed them and burned their bodies, Tomas Zeron de Lucio, head of the attorney general’s criminal investigations unit, said at a Mexico City news conference. Evidence collected in the cas...

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