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Mexico Captures Drug Suspect on Most-Wanted List

'El Gori' believed to be top lieutenant of the Gulf drug cartel
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 22, 2009 7:02 AM CDT
Mexico Captures Drug Suspect on Most-Wanted List
A soldier stands atop an armored vehicle outside a police station in Cancun, Mexico.    (AP Photo/ Israel Leal)

(Newser) – Soldiers have arrested a suspected member of a powerful drug cartel who is listed among Mexico's 37 most-wanted traffickers. Raymundo Almanza Morales was captured in the northern city of Monterrey after soldiers received an anonymous tip. His brother was arrested earlier this year on suspicion of masterminding the killing of an army general in Cancun.

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