The fighting along the border has intensified. The brutality and gruesome nature of the murders is a sign of the viciousness of the fight with the bodies being decapitated and showing signs of torture and abuse.
WARNING: THE PHOTOS BELOW ARE EXTREMELY GRAPHIC
Headless body wrapped and left as a message to others. The brutality of the murders is intended to send a strong message to everyone not to cooperate with police.
5 severed heads left on a disco dance floor.
Bodies, often showing signs of torture and abuse are sometimes found stuffed into barrels. It is the brutality of the murders that continue to shock and send the message that you don't cross drug gangs.
Related: Also see the Laredo Missing website