Another 3 suspects detained,1 being the 'planner' of Journalist breach's murder and this story has gone international
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Mexico nabs alleged planner of journalist Breach's killing
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MEXICO CITY - Federal police arrested a man early Monday suspected of planning and helping carry out the March murder of Miroslava Breach, one of the highest-profile journalists slain this year amid a wave of such killings in Mexico.
The National Security Commission said in a statement that the 43-year-old suspect was detained along with two others in a morning operation in the town of Bacobampo, Sonora state.
It identified him as the presumed head of a criminal gang with a strong presence in parts of Sonora and Chihuahua states.
In a video address, Chihuahua Gov. Javier Corral said the suspect was one of "the presumed material authors of the killing, and the main leader of the planning and execution of Miroslava's death."
He added that a suspected trigger-man in the murder was himself killed Dec. 19 in Sonora and that authorities were still searching for other suspects.