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Mayor Kidnapped Near Mexico City Found Dead

Mexican Mayor Kidnapped

First Posted: 08/21/11 10:07 AM ET Updated: 10/21/11 06:12 AM ET

MEXICO CITY -- The mayor of a village in central Mexico was found dead Saturday one day after he was kidnapped, security officials said, bringing to five the number of mayors killed in the country this year.

"In the morning, we found a corpse in the town of El Pochote, and we confirmed in the afternoon that it was (Zacualpan Mayor) Jesus Eduviges Nava," a security official from southern Guerrero state told AFP by telephone.

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