Police arrested in northern Mexico mayor's killing

Six city police officers were under arrest Friday in association with the killing of a mayor in northern Mexico as the country's rising drug violence targets more public officials.

The believe included the officer who protected the house where Santiago Mayor Edelmiro Cavazos was seized on Sunday. The official was kidnapped with the mayor but was later freed uninjured.

The officer’s admitted to being involved in the Cavazos' killing, said Nuevo Leon state Attorney General Alejandro Garza y Garza.

"We still seeming for others who were concerned as well," Garza y Garza said.

The dead body of the 38-year-old mayor was found chained and gagged Wednesday outside of his town, a popular weekend getaway for inhabitants of the industrial city of Monterrey.

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