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Former Mexican mayor found beaten to death

More than 20 Mexican mayors have been killed in the six years since President Felipe Calderon declared war on drug traffickers.

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More than 20 mayors of Mexican towns have been killed by drug lords. Here is the latest…

The former mayor of a Mexican town — who survived two earlier assassination attempts– was found in a ditch, beaten to death. The body of 36-year-old Maria Santos Gorrostieta was found three days after her family reported her missing, according to a BBC report.

via Former Mexican mayor found beaten to death | Fox News.

The report also mentions that her husband was killed in an earlier attack on her.

This is frightening.