Mexican police arrest 2 in Tijuana beheading

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
January 7, 2011 06:29

TIJUANA, Mexico  — Two purported drug dealers were arrested Thursday on suspicion of decapitating a man who owed them money and hanging his severed head from a bridge in the border city of Tijuana.

Baja California state prosecutor Fermin Gomez said the suspects, Joel Barriga and Alfredo Avila, were captured with seven assault rifles and acknowledged killing the victim.


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