Border Patrol agent found not guilty of murder in Mexican teen's 2012 death

Border Patrol agent found not guilty of murder in Mexican teen's 2012 death
 

José Antonio Elena Rodríguez was on Calle Internacional, four blocks from his home in Nogales, when 16 shots punctured the night. Ten bullets struck him, eight in the back, two in the head. He died where he fell.
The 16-year-old was not a victim of street crime. All the shots came from the United States, from the gun of a Border Patrol agent aiming through the fence which separates Arizona from Mexico.
It was 10 October 2012, the date on which a young life ended and a closely watched legal saga began. A single question threaded a family’s grief and argument about border security and the US... read more

 
24 April 2018 in World News, Views: 71
Source: Guardian
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