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Narcos Blockade Zacatecas Highway, Judge Dies following Armed Attack

By MARK LORENZANA Just hours after Roberto Elías Martínez, a control judge in the northern Mexican state of Zacatecas, died of gunshot wounds he had sustained during a shooting by suspected members of a drug cartel the previous day, that state’s main penitentiary, Cieneguillas, registered a violent prisoner riot and attempted prisoner escape on Sunday, Dec. 4, followed by a

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