Mexico: Woman slain, dismembered, cooked; ex is lead suspect

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Posted: Jan 22, 2018 10:22 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in southern Mexico are investigating the killing of a young woman in which they believe she was slain and her dismembered remains cooked on a stove.

Her ex-husband is suspected in what is being classified as a "femicide."

Guerrero state prosecutors say in a statement that the woman left her home in the city of Taxco the morning of Jan. 13. She later said that she would pick up her children at her ex-husband's home in the afternoon, but was not heard from again.

It says the victim's remains were discovered Monday.

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State security spokesman Roberto Alvarez confirms that the woman's "dismembered" remains were found inside pots atop a stove. He says that "it is presumed that she was cooked."

Alvarez says the divorced husband is the chief suspect.