Inept law enforcement in Mexico aggravates rise in killings of women

MEXICO CITY, Nov 29 (Reuters) - When 27-year-old Ariadna Lopez was found dead beside a highway in the central Mexican state of Morelos in October, local investigators were fast to declare there were "no signs of violence."

Their version - that Lopez died of asphyxiation as a result of alcohol intoxication - quickly unraveled.

First, Lopez's family publicly decried the idea there was no crime committed, pointing to bruises on Ariadna's body.

Then a second autopsy conducted at the behest of officials in Mexico City, where she had visited a restaurant the . . .

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