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CNN Evening News for Thursday, Oct 10, 1996
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(Mexico City: Lucia Newman) The discovery by Mexican investigators of a skull and bones on the ranch belonging to Raul Salinas, who is the brother of Mexico's former president Carlos Salinas de Gortari, featured; details given of the charges of political murder against Raul and the possibility that the bones are those of Manuel Munoz Rocha, who disappeared two years ago. [Mexican attorney general Antonio LOZANO - (thru translator) comments.] [Raul Salinas attorney Eduardo LUNGO CREEL - believes the body may have been planted on the ranch.] [LOZANO - (thru translator) responds to allegations of body planting.]

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Interview held with "Excelsior"'s Washington correspondent Jose Manuel Nava about the importance of this evidence for the case against Salinas. [MANUEL NAVA - says the find is important and incriminating to Raul Salinas and might link the former president to the activities of his brother; comments on the original investigations of Raul; suggests that the PRI party could lose its majority in next year's election for trying to cover up what has happened.]

Bowker, Hilary;
Newman, Lucia;
Shaw, Bernard

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