Family Identifies Victim found in Mexican Mass Grave

By: AP
By: AP

EL PASO, Texas - A family from Deming, N.M., has identified
a relative who was among 20 victims found in a mass grave in drug
war-plagued Mexico.
Relatives of 31-year-old Camerino F. Corral on Thursday drove to
a morgue in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, across the border from El Paso.
His body was among the victims found last month near Palomas,
Chihuahua.
The El Paso Times reported Friday that Corral's wife made a
positive ID, but other relatives hoped there was a mistake. Justina
Casas says her brother had been missing for about five weeks, while
other bodies appeared to have been decomposing for months longer.
Casas says Corral was in Juarez on Oct. 22 to see his wife,
who'd been deported, and was heading home.
Authorities say Corral and another Deming man among the victims,
27-year-old Lorenzo Renteria, were both Americans.


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