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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 09, 1985
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REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Zamora, Mexico) Questions raised about Mexican police version of raid on ranch house near Guadalajara in which Manuel Bravo Cervantes and family were slain as alleged drug traffickers examined; police recalled searching ranch in investigation into DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) agent Enrique Camarena's disappearance. [US embassy spokesperson Lee JOHNSON - acknowledges questioning police account of raid.] [Widow Eleuteria TORRES - denies family was involved in either Camarena's abduction or drugs.] Reticence of fed. police commandante Armando Pavon and United States officials' belief that Mexican authorities are suppressing information noted. [TORRES - doesn't believe justice exists in Mexico; can't accept family's murder.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Oliver, Don
Duration:
00:02:40

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