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13 Killed in Mexican Lake Battle

One marine, 12 gunmen die on Falcon Lake

(Newser) - Mexican marines stumbled upon a drug gang camp on a Texas border lake on Sunday, triggering a firefight that killed one marine and a dozen Zetas drug cartel gunmen in the country's latest bloodbath. The battle occurred on Falcon Lake, where American David Hartley was presumed to be gunned... More »

Mistaken Identity Blamed in Murder of US Jet Skier

New theory says Mexican gang thought he was drug runner

(Newser) - A missing US tourist may have been gunned down while jet-skiing because a Mexican drug gang thought he was part of a rival gang. That's the conclusion of a public policy research group—expert on Mexico's drug world—that looked into the case of David Hartley , reports AP . His wife,... More »

Investigator in Case of Missing US Jet Skier Is Beheaded

Mexican authorities say delivery of severed head 'unrelated'

(Newser) - A Mexican police commander investigating the disappearance of an American jet skier has been beheaded, MSNBC reports. The head of Commander Rolando Flores was delivered to a police station in the border city of Ciudad Miguel Aleman. Though Flores had just provided information about gang members thought to be involved... More »

Wife Denies Role in Hubby's Jet Ski Death in Mexico

Tiffany Hartley insists pirates killed her husband ... but some have doubts

(Newser) - Last week's death on a Texas-Mexico border lake is turning out to be a case of she said, he said, no one said: Tiffany Hartley insists her story—that husband David was shot and killed by Mexican pirates while the pair Jet Skied last Thursday—is true. Except there's still... More »

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