Mexican authorities say they've arrested several suspects in connection to the killing of nine Mormon women and children.
Mexican authorities on Sunday arrested at least three people suspected in the cartel massacre of nine members of a Mormon sect last month.
Armed forces and intelligence agencies launched a joint operation early Sunday resulting in the “arrest of several individuals believed to be involved” in the slaughter of three women and six children Nov. 4 in Sonora, Mexico’s attorney general’s office said in a press release.
No further information about the suspects’ identities, their connection to the murders, or the circumstances of their arrests was released.
Last month, nine members of a Mormon community family were killed on the Mexican side of the US-Mexican border: