Feb 14, 2008

Valentine Day abduction in Juarez

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Photo by Mónica Almeida/The New York Times.

Lilia Alejandra Garcia Andrade is in the photograph held by her mother, Norma Andrade (right) and her sister, Malu (left). Lilia was aducted February 14, 2001, and subsequently was murdered, by elements of organized crime in Juarez, Mexico. Altlhough several suspects were identified, no one has been arrested in the multiple rape and murder case. (The case is mentioned in The Killing Fields: Harvest of Women by Diana Washington Valdez.)