Eleven more bodies were found in the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz Thursday, days after 35 bodies were found on a busy road in the same area, the state-run Notimex news agency reported.
Mexican authorities discovered 11 more bodies in the coastal state of Veracruz on Thursday, days after 35 bodies were found on a busy road in the same area, the state-run Notimex news agency reported.
Less than four months in office, Mexico's attorney general has overseen the firing of 140 police officers and investigators and has more than 280 others under investigation.
Sixteen municipal police officers from the northeastern Mexican town of San Fernando have been arrested for allegedly protecting those responsible for the mass graves uncovered there, the country's attorney general said.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced Thursday that he will nominate Marisela Morales to replace Arturo Chavez Chavez as attorney general.