Jan 9, 2012

Femicides in Juarez, Mexico, continue in the New Year, while New Mexico investigates serial murders in that state

By Kelly McKenzie
Special for WLM
Jan. 8, 2012

Ciudad Juarez, Mexico -- Mexican authorities are investigating the murder of a young woman whose semi-nude body was found this morning in a desert patch in the city's Parajes San Isidro colonia.
The victim, who has not been identified, is estimated to be between 17 and 24 years old.
The grisly find comes a day after Enrique Pena Nieto, the candidate for president for the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), conducted a campaign visit to the border.
[Information will be updated as more details are released]

The West Mesa (New Mexico) murders

In other matters, the police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, are reaching out to the public once again for leads on the murders of 11 women whose bodies were discovered in the West Mesa area in 2010.
They had disappeared between 2003 and 2005 before their bodies were found. The strongest theories to explain the murders include a serial killer or gangs.
According to police, FBI profilers suspect a serial killer.
Kelly McKenzie
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