Mexican officials launch probe of journalist case

first_imgAssociated PressMEXICO CITY (AP) – A Mexican official says the federal attorney general’s office has launched an investigation into arrests by local officials of eight suspects in the killing of three news photographers in the eastern state of Veracruz.The official says federal authorities are skeptical of state officials’ claims to have solved the case based on confessions. The official spoke Friday on condition of anonymity. Sponsored Stories Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Arizona families, Arizona farms: working to produce high-quality milk Suspect Juan Carlos Hernandez Pulido was allegedly detained last week with one victim’s ID, and local authorities say he led them to the others.The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists also has voiced skepticism because of the lack of evidence in the case.Veracruz State Attorney General Amadeo Flores Espinosa alleges that all the suspects are members of the New Generation gang allied with the powerful Sinaloa Cartel.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Top Stories Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion projectcenter_img Check your body, save your life Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Comments   Share   How men can have a healthy 2019last_img

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