Police find 15 bodies in western Mexico

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  • Victims found shot dead in Michoacan state

  • Threatening messages found with the bodies

  • Killings linked to drug gang activities

(Updates headline, story to change body count to 15)

MEXICO CITY, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Police found 15 bodies piled on top of one another outside a convenience store in western Mexico on Monday, local and federal authorities said.

The corpses, at least 13 of which were semi-naked, had been shot in what appeared to be a flare up in an on-going turf war between drug cartels in Michoacan state.

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