PGR (Procuraduría General de la República) confirms the identification of Alexander Mora Venancio, one of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa, Guerrero mising since Friday, September 26th, 2014.
The analysis of the samples sent to Innsbruck University in Austria revealed that the remains found in Cocula correspond to Alexander Mora Venancio, one of the 43 students of Ayotzinapa teachers training college missing since September 26.
Mexico’s Attorney General Jesús Murillo Karam confirmed that the results of the analysis of the samples sent to Innsbruck University in Austria revealed that remains found in Cocula correspond to Alexander Mora Venancio, one of the 43 students of Ayotzinapa teachers training college missing since September 26.
Karam said that so far, 80 people accused of arresting, kidnapping and handing the students over to the criminal gang Guerreros Unidos have been arrested. He added that 16 of the 44 state and municipal agents involved in the disappearance of the students are still on the lam.
Moreover, he explained that five of the 16 people directly involved in the murder of the students have been arrested, three of which declared having incinerated the students’ bodies.
The results of the DNA tests were first announced to Ezequiel Mora, father of the student, by the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team working in the case in Guerrero.
Karam added that the investigation of the case remains open and that the results prove that the government efforts are going in the right direction.
Yesterday the parents of the students said they were considering the possibility of presenting the case before the International Criminal Court, in order to have the perpetrators and masterminds of the crime getting their deserved punishment.
In a press release, the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team confirmed the results but added that it did not witness the moment in which the plastic bag with the remains was extracted from San Juan River in Cocula.
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