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Two arrested in murder of fire department inspector Javier Garcia

Mexico City, Mexico — The two men accused in the death of an inspector with the Mexico City fire department, have been found linked to the crime.

Although the Attorney General’s Office has not released what they believe was a motive for the murder, they say that the two accused will be tried in his death.

Javier García Salinas, the second inspector of the Fire Department, was found deceased June 8. He was reportadly murdered in broad daylight at a store in Colonia Esperanza in Cuauhtémoc.

Attorney Edmundo Garrido Osorio, says that details of the case will not be released to the public since the Human Rights Commission of the Federal District has made an order to reserve the details of the investigation.

Federal officials did say, however, that the defendants, aged 59 and 60, were arrested and sent to the North Prison Friday after the arrest warrants issued by a judge was exercised.

They will spend at least two months in preventative detention while investigators put together a case against them.

This news comes on the heels of the announcement of two police commanders being arrested in the death of six of their own police officers in Amozoc, Puebla.