Police pull 14 bodies from well, 12 are musicians

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Associated Press

Posted on January 29, 2013 at 7:02 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 29 at 8:30 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican official says police have pulled 14 bodies from a well and that 12 of them have been identified as members of a musical band kidnapped by gunmen in northern Mexico last week.

Nuevo Leon state security spokesman Jorge Domene says police will continue to search the well Tuesday since three members are still missing.

The Kombo Kolombia band was playing at a ranch when 10 gunmen entered the warehouse Friday and forced 18 musicians and crew members into waiting vehicles.

One of the musicians escaped and led authorities to the well. Officials haven't said how the man was able to get away from his captors.

Domene told Radio Formula investigators are looking into whether the attack was vengeance by drug traffickers but wouldn't give any other details.

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