19 Bodies Found in Mexico Mine Shaft Cartel members' tips lead to grisly discovery By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff Posted Aug 24, 2010 1:19 AM CDT 4 comments Comments Federal police officers are continuing to search the area. (AP Photo/Guillermo Arias) (Newser) – Another 19 bodies have been found in Mexico, this time dumped in an abandoned mine shaft near Mexico City. Investigators were led to the mine after interrogating busted members of the Zetas cartel, the BBC reports. The suspects also named nine police officers they said worked for the cartel. Bodies of cartel victims were dumped in at least four other locations in the area, police were told.