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Killing of 7-year-old Girl Stokes Anger in Mexico

Killing of 7-year-old Girl Stokes Anger in Mexico Photo: WDIO, File

Created: February 17, 2020 03:50 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The killing of a 7-year-old girl on the southern outskirts of Mexico City has stoked rising anger over brutal slayings of women, including one found stabbed to death and skinned earlier this month.

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The city prosecutor's office said Monday that investigators have identified a body found over the weekend as that of Fatima, a grade-school student who was taken by a stranger on Feb. 11. Her body was found wrapped in a bag and abandoned in a rural area.

Prosecutors offered a $100,000 reward for information on the woman who picked her up from school.

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