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Resource ID: #15771
Subject: Crime
Source: Los Angeles Times
Date: 15-Sep-96


The Los Angeles Times reports that "An outspoken Baja California police commander who had vowed to purge his ranks of agents corrupted by Tijuana narcotics kingpins was gunned down early Saturday along with three others after less than a month on the job, the attorney general's office said. Cmdr. Ernesto Ibarra Santes, the Baja director of the Federal Judicial Police, was the sixth senior law enforcement official linked to the Baja California federal attorney general's office to be killed in a gangland-style murder this year...."

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