Former Mexico Attorney General Arrested Over 43 Missing Students

Ex-Attorney Jesus Murillo held on charges of forced disappearance, torture and obstruction of justice in notorious Guerrero case

  • Students went missing in 2014.
  • Arrest of Murillo marks most prominent individual held so far in case.
  • Murillo was arrested Friday at his Mexico City home in connection with abduction, disappearance of the student-teachers in the southwestern state of Guerrero.
  • Incident now see as “state-sponsored crime,” The Guardian reports.
  • Within hours of the Murillo arrest, judge released 83 more arrest orders for soldiers, police, Guerrero officials and gang members in relation to the case.
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