Mexican AG: Rapists Have Confessed, Case Closed
Acapulco moving swiftly in gang rape of 6 Spanish tourists
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Feb 14, 2013 2:47 PM CST
Mexican marines stand at a roadblock in Acapulco, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.   (AP Photo/Bernandino Hernandez)

(Newser) – Mexico is moving swiftly to put to rest the gang rape of six Spanish tourists in Acapulco: All six suspects in custody have admitted everything, AG Jesus Murillo Karam told a news conference today, according to CNN. "There are already six arrests, confessed, totally confessed the full story of what happened, and we need only to arrest one more person identified in this process," he said. "The case is solved."

Acapulco's mayor had earlier drawn sharp criticism for trying to downplay the attack, saying it could have happened "anywhere in the world," and officials have worried about the effect on tourism in a city already decimated by the drug war. One of the suspects is a 16-year-old boy, and it's not clear whether the accused are gang members.

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Feb 15, 2013 12:14 AM CST
Considering the "compassionate" interrogation techniques of the Federales I imagine the suspects would have confessed to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln if they had been ask to.
Feb 14, 2013 11:47 PM CST
The federalales don't fool around, do they. Chicago could use a unit of them to crack down on crime and murder there.
Feb 14, 2013 7:57 PM CST
Reckon what poor soul confessed? Solved the problem mexican style, now all you gringos keep coming, we'll take care of your money, ah, excuse me, you.