Mexico: Authorities arrest mayor of town where 43 students were killed
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Mexico: Authorities arrest mayor of town where 43 students were killed

Mexican prosecutors have again arrested the mayor of Cocula, the town where authorities believe 43 missing students were killed and incinerated.

The Attorney General’s Office said Wednesday that Mayor Ulises Ramirez was arrested Tuesday on charges of abetting drug trafficking.

Ramirez was previously detained in October in the company of an alleged drug gang leader, but was released in December.

He was not mayor when 43 students were allegedly killed by the Guerreros Unidos drug gang in Cocula in late September 2014.

Local police allegedly detained the students in the nearby city of Iguala and delivered them to gang gunmen.

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