Mexican authorities arrested a suspect Tuesday allegedly tied to the kidnapping of four Americans last weekend, leaving two dead after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
Jose Guadalupe N., a Mexican national in his early 20’s, was guarding a small wooden house outside the city of Matamoros where cartel members held the Americans when authorities detained him, The Los Angeles Times reported.
Authorities have not confirmed if Guadalupe is involved with the cartel suspected of kidnapping the U.S. nationals Latavia “Tay” McGee, Eric James Williams, Shaeed Woodard, and Zindell Brown.
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According to officials in Mexico’s Tamaulipas state, when Mexican authorities discovered the victims kidnapped by the gunmen, Woodard and Brown had been killed.
The announcement was shared on social media, noting that investigations and efforts to capture those responsible are ongoing.
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