Leader of La Familia Michoacana and Five Bodyguards Captured in Mexico

By Geraldine Cook
August 27, 2009

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Mexico City, 24 August (EFE).- A second-ranking leader of the La Familia Michoacana cartel, one of the most active and violent groups in Mexico, was captured by soldiers and law-enforcement agents in the western state of Colima, together with five of his bodyguards, the federal Attorney General’s Office (PGR) announced today.