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A Closer Look (Border Murders) #836321

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 12, 2006
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(Studio: Jim Avila) A closer look at a crime wave in Juarez, Mexico, introduced.

(Juarez, Mexico: Brian Rooney) The murder of women in Juarez featured; details given about several unsolved rape & murder cases & of the need to dig up mass graves to identify the victims; scenes shown of the memorial pink crosses. [Forensic anthropologist Mercedes DORETTA†- says these cases could have been solved with appropriate investigations.]

(Studio: Jim Avila) Taped interview held with Mexican-born actress Salma Hayek about the murders. [HAYEK - says the poor young girls are being raped & mutilated & thrown in the desert.]

Avila, Jim;
Rooney, Brian

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