The Independent reports that Gisela Mota, the newly installed mayor of Temixco, Morelos State, Mexico, has been killed by four gunmen during a home invasion yesterday. The murder took place one day after Mota formally took office.
Two of Mota’s assailants were shot dead and the others have been detained after firing on federal police and soldiers from a vehicle, according to reports.
The motive for the killing is currently unknown.
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