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14 bodies found in northern Mexico

June 23, 2012 at 10:37 PM

MANTE, Mexico, June 23 (UPI) -- Authorities said city workers in Mante, Mexico, found the bodies of 14 people Saturday in a truck abandoned outside a shopping center.

The newspaper El Sol de Mexico said reports by local and federal authorities indicated the bodies of the 10 men and four women had been mutilated.

No arrests had been made in the slayings in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, but prosecutors indicated they believed the Los Zetas criminal organization was responsible, the newspaper said.

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