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Mexico invites FBI to help investigate killing of Americans

Mexico invites FBI to help investigate killing of Americans

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The Mexican government invited the FBI on Sunday to participate in its investigation into an attack in northern Mexico that killed nine dual citizens of the United States and Mexico. Mexico’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement it extended the invitation through a diplomatic note to the U.S. Embassy in Mexico. “The Mexican

US mormons flee Mexico after nine slaughtered in attack by drugs cartel

US mormons flee Mexico after nine slaughtered in attack by drugs cartel

AMERICAN Mormons who re-settled in Mexico are now fleeing the country after the shocking cartel massacre which left nine women and children dead. More than 100 members of the tight-knit US religious community are heading north to Arizona in an 18-vehicle convoy. AFP or licensors The world was shocked by the sickening massacre of nine Mormons in an

Mormon victims in Mexico reportedly 'shot at point-blank range'

Mormon victims in Mexico reportedly 'shot at point-blank range'

S ome of the nine Mormon women and children massacred in Mexico were reportedly shot at point blank range. The victims died while driving in Sonora, 80 miles south of the US border, where drug cartels have been fighting a turf war. A US law enforcement official told the New York Post that, rather than dying in a hail of bullets, they had been "taken

Offshoot Mormon Community Returns To U.S. After Deadly Attack In Mexico

Offshoot Mormon Community Returns To U.S. After Deadly Attack In Mexico

After a massacre earlier in the week, a community that had called Mexico home since the 1950s returned to the United States. TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An 18-vehicle caravan carrying about 100 members of an offshoot Mormon community leaving their homes in Mexico after a violent attack arrived in Arizona on Saturday. The families came nearly a week after

Mexico massacre unites Mormon sects, even their exiles

Mexico massacre unites Mormon sects, even their exiles

(Reuters) - WhatsApp messages flooded Amber Bostwick’s phone last Tuesday as relatives sent harrowing accounts of the slaughter of nine women and children by drug cartel gunmen in northern Mexico. The 35-year-old Seattle homemaker had spent much of her life trying to keep away from her parents’ self-described fundamentalist branch of the Mormon faith

American families fleeing Mexico arrive in Arizona days after cartel massacre

American families fleeing Mexico arrive in Arizona days after cartel massacre

close Video Funerals begin for nine Americans murdered by Mexican drug cartel Relatives of the nine Americans killed by a drug cartel are escorted into Mexico by police to bury the victims; William La Jeunesse reports. A caravan of Mormon families fleeing Mexico following this week's drug cartel ambush that killed nine Americans crossed into Arizona

After burying last victims, some in Mexico's breakaway Mormon community head north

After burying last victims, some in Mexico's breakaway Mormon community head north

COLONIA LEBARON, Mexico (Reuters) - Members of a breakaway Mormon community tucked in the hills of northern Mexico buried the last of their dead on Saturday after a devastating massacre, and some headed for safer ground in the United States. Hundreds of friends and family from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border gathered in rural Colonia LeBaron to