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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...

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,...

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...

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...

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