Relatives confirmed that
18 bodies found in a mass grave outside Acapulco are those of a group of
travelers kidnapped in one of the Mexican resort city's most shocking
drug-gang crimes, authorities said Saturday.
identified the decomposing bodies through clothing and physical
attributes, said Fernando Monreal, director of the federal investigative
police in Guerrero state, where Acapulco is located.
The 18 were
among 20 men kidnapped while visiting Acapulco from Morelia, capital of
the state of Michoacan, which borders Guerrero. Two of the men remain
The mass kidnapping on Sept. 30 is especially horrifying
because of the possibility that the men may have been targeted by