Americas Drug gang confesses to killing 43 students: Is this 'Mexico's Moment'? (+video)

Drug gang members in police custody led investigators to the San Juan River in Guerrero state, where they say they burned and dumped the bodies of 43 students missing since September. Mexico's attorney general stopped short of saying the case was resolved. 

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Mexico announced it believes charred remains found in a river and on its banks in Guerrero state belong to 43 students from a teachers college, missing for more than a month. The attorney general said drug gang members in custody described taking the students from local police officers in September and burning their bodies for nearly 15 hours.