Mexico: Slain Beauty Queen Had Gun in Her Hands

But investigators suspect she was used as human shield

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Nov 28, 2012 2:22 AM CST

(Newser) – A Mexican beauty queen killed in a shootout between suspected drug traffickers and soldiers likely was being used as a human shield, a federal official says. Maria Susana Flores Gamez, crowned 2012 Woman of Sinaloa in February, came out of the car first with a...   Read full story »

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