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Updated May 28, 2014 - 2:55 pm

Mexico travel warnings issued after Arizona man killed

PHOENIX — The U.S. Consulate General in Nogales, Mexico, has reissued
travel warnings after an American citizen was murdered there last weekend.

Citing multiple and ongoing credible threats, the Consulate General on Tuesday
repeated warnings against unnecessary travel in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico and
surrounding areas.

The Consulate first issued a public caution May 25, one day before a Tucson
man was murdered in Nogales.

A spokeswoman said the U.S. Department of State was aware of the death of an
American citizen in Mexico over the weekend and said officials were working with
Mexican authorities on the case. Mexican media have identified the man as
25-year-old Jorge Luis Soto of Tucson.

Soto was one of five people murdered in a particularly violent weekend in
Nogales.

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