Surviving witness corroborates cover-up of mass killing by Mexican army

December 31, 2014 4:15 AM

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Surviving witness corroborates cover-up of mass killing by Mexican army

In this Dec. 23, 2014 photo, a woman who spoke on the condition of anonymity in fear retribution by officials and drug traffickers looks through court documents during an interview in her home in Mexico. In her first interview since being tortured and falsely imprisoned for five months on weapons possession charges, the 20-year-old said a cover-up of a mass killing by the Mexican army went far beyond the seven soldiers facing trial in the case to include more soldiers, and state and federal prosecutors who pushed to make the deaths look like the result of a gun battle rather than what they were-- extra-judicial killings after surrender. (AP Photo/Christian Palma) (The Associated Press)

In this Dec. 23, 2014 photo, a woman who spoke on the condition of anonymity in fear retribution by officials and drug traffickers points to a court document showing a map of a grain warehouse in San Pedro Limon, marked with numbers where bodies were found, during an interview at her home in Mexico....

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