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Mexico: kidnapped priest found dead

September 26, 2016

A priest who was abducted last week from his parish in the Mexican state of Michoacan has been found dead of gunshot wounds.

Father José Alfredo Lopez Guillen is the third priest to be murdered in Mexico in the past week, according to the Reuters news agency. Thirty-one priests were slain between 2005 and 2015 amid rising drug-related violence.


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