More than 700 homicides reported in Juarez in 2017

JUAREZ, MEXICO - A tragic, sad and worrisome ending to 2017 as Juarez media and Chihuahua state police report more than 700 homicides for the year. 

Juarez media along with Chihuahua State police say 772 persons were killed iin drug related violence throughout the year .

The month of December ended with 88 homicides, making December the deadliest month of 2017.

In 2016 546 persons were killed in drug related violence, in 2017 772 persons were killed or 226 more than in 2016., a number that leaves area law enforcement worried  2018 could have even more murders. 

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