By Chris Covert
A total of six unidentified individuals were killed or were found dead in drug or gang related violence in Durango state, according to Mexican news reports.
- Four men were found shot to death in Santiago Papasquiaro municipality early Wednesday morning, according to a news item posted on the website of El Siglo de Durango news daily. The victims were found near a dirt road at its terminus in the village of Francisco Javier Leyva.
- An unidentified woman in her 20s was found shot to death Sunday in Gomez Palacio municipality, according to a news item posted on the website of El Contexto de Durango news daily. The victim was found on a road near the ejido San Isidro shot once in the head.
- An unidentified man in his early 20s was found shot to death in Gomez Palacio municipality Tuesday afternoon, according to a news report posted on the website of El Contexto de Durango news daily. The victim was found near the ejido Santa Rita shot in the head.