Mexico: The Plot Thickens

The Plot Thickens

Is there no end to the dark doings of Jose Antonio Zorrilla Perez? Last month the former head of the powerful Federal Security Directorate was arrested in Mexico as a suspect in the 1984 assassination of journalist Manuel Buendia. Now a U.S. grand jury is investigating allegations that Zorrilla was also involved in the death of U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique Camarena Salazar in 1985. According to DEA informants, Zorrilla knew in advance of Camarena's kidnaping. One source added that Camarena's interrogator was in direct contact with Zorrilla. If proved, the allegations would support the theory that Camarena's murder was...

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