July 31, 2016 / 1:47 AM / a year ago

Nine people found dead near Pemex pipelines in western Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The state prosecutor’s office in Mexico’s western state of Michoacan said on Saturday that nine people were found dead near Pemex pipelines in the municipality of Cuitzeo.

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In a statement, the prosecutor’s office said it was investigating whether the incident was related to fuel theft.

Local media reported that the bodies were burnt, and eight were found inside of a charred pick-up truck while a ninth was found close by.

Reporting by Noe Torres

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