Entire Police Force in Mexico Detained Following Murder of Mayoral Candidate

Michoac√°n law enforcement authorities have detained all members of the Ocampo (Mexico) police force as part of an investigation into the murder of Fernando √Āngeles Ju√°rez.

Michoac√°n law enforcement authorities have detained all members of the Ocampo (Mexico) police force as part of an investigation into the murder of Fernando √Āngeles Ju√°rez, a candidate for mayor in the township of roughly 24,000 people.

‚Äú√Āngeles' murder was followed by an unusually dramatic confrontation ‚ÄĒ but his killing is far from unusual in a country that has seen scores of politicians murdered in the past year,‚ÄĚ NPR reported.

According to NPR, Ocampo Police Chief Oscar Gonz√°lez is suspected of ties to organized crime.

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