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A gruesome discovery was made in central Mexico yesterday, as the bodies of 10 people were found hanging from a bridge.
The horrendous sight was found in the Mexican state of Zacatecas.
Nine of the bodies were found hanging, while one was found on a nearby motorway.
Local media suggests that the acts of violence were committed in apparent gang-related killings.
Found in the area of Cuauhtemoc, it is thought that the people involved were connected to a dispute between criminal gangs that operate in the area.
A local government spokesman said that an "intense investigation was ongoing”, but failed to give an update on how long it would take or where the investigation was currently up to.
But rather than investigating, two police officers in Zacatecas were sacked yesterday, awaiting further punishment, after they were found to be drag racing their patrol vehicles.
After a video of their race went viral, which shows two police vehicles side by side, racing at speed down a road, Río Grande Mayor Mario Córdova said he contacted Police Chief Jaime González Barriento “as soon as I became aware of the race”.
He told local news media: “The officers have betrayed the trust of citizens, and this government will not tolerate bad actions from any member of the municipal administration.”
“It is very sad that on this occasion we have to speak about things that do not benefit our municipality.
“We are already working on training so that our police officers do not make mistakes like these again.
“Corrective actions and sanctions have already been carried out in accordance with the law against the officers involved, who are away from work while their situations are determined.”
And, to make matters worse, last week armed locals kidnapped a municipal police director and two officers, shortly before more locals attack other police officers.
This prompted the closure of a local police station, which, according to local news, sparked wild celebrations in one of the town centres.
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