Bodies Found At Two Sites Near Mexico City

MEXICO CITY (January 15, 2013)--Eleven bodies have been found dumped at two different sites near the outskirts of Mexico City, prosecutors said.

Prosecutors in Mexico State said six bodies were found stuffed in plastic bags inside a car and the car's trunk.

The car was abandoned in the town of Zinacantepec, east of Mexico City.

Prosecutors said Tuesday that five other bodies were found Monday dumped on a street in Toluca, the capital of Mexico State, which surrounds Mexico City.

The state prosecutor's office said it is investigating the circumstances surrounding the killings.

The dumping of multiple bodies is a tactic frequently used by Mexico's violent drug gangs.

It was unclear whether the two sets of slayings were related.


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