Mexico drug wars plumb new depths after gang kidnaps man, cuts him in seven pieces… then stitches his face on to a football

By Paul Thompson
Last updated at 10:21 AM on 11th January 2010

Mexico’s drug war reached new levels of brutality at the weekend when a gang member was killed and cut into seven pieces as a warning to members of a cartel.

To drive home the point, the victim’s face was sliced off and stitched on to a football.

Hugo Hernandez, 36, was taken to Sinaloa after being kidnapped on January 2 in neighbouring Sonora state, in an area known for marijuana growing.

His torso was found in a plastic container on the streets of Los Mochis; elsewhere another box contained his arms, legs and skull, said said Martin Robles, a spokesman for Sinaloa prosecutors
Read more: Daily Mail UK


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