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A spate of baby murders has shocked the city of Tijuana with three grim discoveries around the city over the past ten days.

The first infanticide was discovered on Friday, March 23, when police followed up on a report of unknown persons hanging around a house under construction. The officers discovered the body of an infant on the property, a girl of about two years of age, dead and discarded under a tree in the back yard. The child, wrapped in a blanket, was found to bear marks of torture, including stab wounds to the head, and her hands had been cut off at the wrists.

A few days later, in the early morning of March 27, a fetus of six months was discovered on the pavement of 6th Street off Revolucion, in the newly renovated entertainment district. Security cameras connected with the businesses in the area are being reviewed in an effort to establish who may have abandoned the fetus in a public street. One theory postulated is that the mother of the fetus may have given birth or spontaneously aborted it in one of the nearby bars before casting it into the street, since it still had an attached umbilical cord. Investigators have taken DNA samples of the fetus for confirmation of the mother once leads are established.

One day later, March 28, another baby girl, estimated to be about a month old, was found partially buried near a recycling plant. The death is being investigated by homicide detectives, under the assumption that foul play occurred.

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Javajoe25 April 3, 2012 @ 9:45 a.m.

Diego,

I may have missed something in translation, but how does your post have anything to do with the infant deaths in TJ?

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anniej April 3, 2012 @ 10:56 a.m.

Javajoe25 - thanks for asking the question as i was wondering the same thing.

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Robert Hagen April 3, 2012 @ 11:04 a.m.

It has alot to do with what´s happening in in Tijuana. And before we get to the specifics of the case, we can look at history, about fifteen years of media trashing of Tijuana, and Mexico. That´s no way to live.

That´s acting like a bird.

I am not a bird.

A am not an animal.

However, if I am sufficiently trained, I may become

JUST ANOTHER ANIMAL IN THE HERD

I´m super pleased that we are able to conduct this conversation, J.

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Javajoe25 April 3, 2012 @ 10:26 p.m.

Diego,

I hear what you're saying about TJ and Mexico....but the media is not making it all up. Those bodies without heads were real. Poor Mexico is being destroyed by greedy Mexicans; just like the US is being destroyed by greedy Americans. In Mexico it is taking a very violent form while here in the US it takes the form of credit obligations, upside down mortgages, and inescapable student loans.

I like what you said about not being an animal, but if sufficiently trained, you become "Just another animal in the herd." That says a lot about how normal sane human beings can be induced to commit bloody murder. Following the herd allows young men and women, all in the name of god, country, and patriotic duty, to go off to other countries and bring some lives to an end. Then they come home and start feeling strange and realize they did a bad, bad thing. And then there are those who didn't make it home and pretty soon a lot of people are starting to wonder what that was all about. But by then, we've either pulled out because there is just not enough profit in it, or we figured out a way to do business with the people we formerly had to kill, and so the whole thing is tucked away and it's business as usual. Like I said, these countries and the good people who live in them, are being destroyed by greedy bastards who don't care who dies, as long as it ain't them, and as long as the money keeps rolling in.

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JohnERangel April 4, 2012 @ 8:11 a.m.

Hey Javajoe25, That was a well written reply. I live in eastern Tijuana very close to a big statue of the animal next to your moniker. I agree with you. Mexico and the US are being destroyed by greedy people on both sides of the Wall of Shame. As for fifteen years of media bashing of Tijuana and Mexico. It's been a lot longer than that.

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Javajoe25 April 4, 2012 @ 11:31 a.m.

I hear you, John;

TJ and much of Mexico has taken a real ass-kicking for quite some time. These goddamn narco gangs have got everybody scared witless, and there doesn't seem to be anyone or anything that can control them. I think the quick solution is to simply legalize drugs in the US. Sell it cheap like they do in London. You want to get wasted in your bathroom? Go right ahead. We won't miss you if you od, and if that is the way you want to spend your life, we will make it possible for you to do it on pennies a day. No more humongous profits; no more gangbizmen. But you know and I know, that ain't going to happen. There's way too much profit in keeping the war on drugs going. That's the other thing these narco gangs do; they give the US and others the justification they need to keep pumping million$ more into the drug war, the wall, etc..

It's a sad situation and Mexico is definitely taking the most lumps as a result.

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