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US-Mexico Relations / Camarena Murder #302406

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 15, 1985
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(Studio) United States ambassador John Gavin reported claiming Mexican police officials currently in custody were involved in abduction and murder of Drug Enforcement Admin. agent Enrique Camarena Salazar and that Camarena knew some of them personally.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Guadalajara, Mexico) Corruption among Mexican police here described, shown, discussed; suspicious death of head of state homicide police while in custody cited as example [Victim's FATHER-IN-LAW - (thru translator) claims son-in-law was murdered by peers.] History of city's sheltering of drug traffickers considered; possible implications for Camarena investigation of Brownsville, Texas, authorities' seizure of jet belonging to principle suspect Rafael Caro Quintero mentioned.
REPORTER: Mike O'Connor

O'Connor, Mike;
Schieffer, Bob

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