Murder Spree In Mexico Targets Key Politicians, Candidates, 26 Attacks In 4 Months

Two mayoral candidates from a town in the state of Michoacán, in western Mexico, were shot dead in two separate events, just four days before the start of the electoral campaign.

Police, on Monday, learned of the murder of Miguel Ángel Reyes Zavala, a doctor who aspired to obtain the candidacy of the National Regeneration Movement party (Morena) for the mayor of the municipality.