Deputy chief slain after Mexican drug tunnel found


Soriano was an ambitious, hard-nosed cop who fought to clean up the notoriously corrupt department.

By Richard Marosi
Los Angeles Times
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TECATE, MEXICO — The deputy police chief of this Mexican border town was gunned down in his home Tuesday morning, one day after the discovery of a cross-border tunnel that authorities suspect was used for drug smuggling.

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