July 2nd, 2010
09:02 AM ET

Mexico: Suspect arrested in U.S. consulate shooting deaths

Mexican authorities have arrested a drug gang suspect accused of planning the shooting deaths in March of three people connected with the U.S. consulate in Ciudad Juarez and participating in the killings of 13 teens at a party in the city a month earlier, federal police said Friday.

Jesus Ernesto Chavez Castillo, known as the Camel, prepared the logistics and secured the weapons used to kill consulate employee Lesley Enriquez and her husband, Arthur Redelfs, said federal police spokesman Ramon Eduardo Pequeno Garcia. Jorge Alberto Salcido Ceniceros, the husband of another consulate employee, was killed in a separate attack that day.

The 13 dead people at the January party were mistakenly believed to belong to a rival drug gang, Pequeno said.

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  1. boricuapwr

    Since I deeply love my country U.S.A I have to adhere to the values learned with great appreciation trough my live.
    FACT: The United States is #8 in Murders by guns in the world. We are a great nation not due to the bigot mentality of some sectors of our society but instead due to our humanity and ability to overcome adversity. That is why we overcome the bigots with the Civil Right movements all Black, Whites, Asian, Latinos, ect... Working together in a peaceful way we will overcome the bigots of this time showing our ability once again to overcome adversity. The fact is that the border is safer than most U.S.A cities since our Police Departments are in more danger than the border patrol. Mexico is our neighbor and our prayers are with them in these tumultuous times, now lets not forget that Mexico is a $1.7 Trillions dollars economy with many similar social, political, cultural related goals and problems. Therefore it is to our own interest to help our neighbors’ to overcome their current tribulations.

    10 Top Countries with higher murder rates with guns:
    #1South Africa: 0.719782 per 1,000 people
    #2Colombia: 0.509801 per 1,000 people
    #3Thailand: 0.312093 per 1,000 people
    #4Zimbabwe: 0.0491736 per 1,000 people
    #5Mexico: 0.0337938 per 1,000 people
    #6Belarus: 0.0321359 per 1,000 people
    #7Costa Rica: 0.0313745 per 1,000 people
    #8United States: 0.0279271 per 1,000 people
    #9 Uruguay 0.0245902 per 1,000 people
    #10 Lithuania: 0.0230748 per 1,000 people
    Don’t trust me but do the FBI statistics: http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/ucr.htm everything else is just a waist of air.

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