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2 Boys, 1 Woman Killed as Human Sacrifices to ‘Saint Death’ in Mexico. Aztec much? Umm, you just Maya wanna’ crack down on this stuff, Mexico..
Eight people have been arrested in for allegedly killing two boys and one woman as human sacrifices for La Santa Muerte — the saint of death — in Northern Mexico, authorities said.
According to the AP, there had previously been no confirmed cases of human sacrifices to the saint in Mexico. “Saint Death,” depicted as a skeleton dressed in a long robe and carrying a scythe, has in recent years become a favorite among criminals and drug traffickers in Mexico, though is not recognized by the Roman Catholic Church.
MEXICO CITY — Federal police on Monday captured a long-sought, alleged Texas-born gang kingpin who faces drug trafficking charges in the U.S. and has been blamed for a vicious turf war that has included bodies hung from bridges and shootouts in central Mexico.