Mexican officials have identified 12 tortured bodies found dumped in Michoacan state as off-duty military intelligence officers who were ambushed by a drug cartel they were investigating.
The bound, blindfolded and tortured bodies of the 11 men and one woman were found late last night. National security spokesman Monte Alejandro Rubido said they were ambushed and executed by the La Familia cartel. Earlier reports said the bodies were those of soldiers.
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