A young lady killed in a shootout with the Mexican Army in the vicinity of Acapetlahuaya was identified before the body was released to her family.
The confrontation took place sometime last Saturday night on April 14 at the intersection of Acapetlahuaya when military had set up a checkpoint at around midnight.
The suspects were traveling aboard three trucks all bearing plates from Mexico City.
According to unofficial accounts, as the vehicles were passing through the checkpoint the suspects opened fire at the military personnel who immediately who returned fire killing the young woman with trauma to the head. The woman was found along a side road and was found to have numerous magazines with rounds for an AR-15.
This woman was identified as Adriana Romero Jaimes, 17 years of age, resident of El Naranjito, near the town of Tlatlaya in the state of Mexico. The details of the shootout are sketchy and no formal statement was released by the military.
Source: Mexico News