The Zetas Cartel Turned a Mexican Prison into a Death Camp | VICE News


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Crime & Drugs

The Zetas Cartel Turned a Mexican Prison into a Death Camp

By VICE News June 9, 2016 | 9:21 pm

Members of the notorious Zetas drug cartel turned the prison where they were being held in northern Mexico into a death camp where they tortured and killed around 150 people, and then incinerated the bodies or dissolved them in acid, the authorities say.

José Ángel Herrera, the chief prosecutor for cases of disappeared people in the state of Coahuila, made the allegations on Wednesday while announcing warrants to arrest five of the prisoners allegedly involved — at least some of whom are still behind bars.

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Herrera said that the investigation refers to the period between 2009 and 2012 when the Zetas had near complete control of the prison near the city of Piedras Negras, just over the border from Eagl…

 

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