Mexican Cops Find 5 Heads in Coolers

Ice boxes containing human heads were inscribed with threats, taunts
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 11, 2009 1:56 AM CDT
Police in Jalisco, Mexico, yesterday found five human heads left in ice coolers beside the road to Guadalajara yesterday.   (Procuraduria General de Justicia, Jalisco.)
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(Newser) – Police in central Mexico yesterday discovered five human heads in ice chests left by the side of a road, CNN reports. The heads—all male—had been severed only hours earlier, and the eyes of the victims were taped shut. The tops of the coolers were inscribed with taunts and threats, presumed to be from a drug cartel sending a grisly message to rivals.