Mexican Catholic Priest Killed near U.S. Border

Mexican Catholic Priest Killed near U.S. Border

Authorities in northern Mexico are investigating the murder of Catholic Priest Ícmar Arturo Orta, whose lifeless body was located Friday inside his vehicle in Playas de Rosarito.

On Friday night in colonia Rancho Chula Vista, Fr.

Witnesses in colonia Chula Vista reported hearing the sound squealing tires right before gunfire—and then a crashing noise, according to the Director of the Playas de Rosarito Municipal Police Adrián Hernández.

Playa del Rosarito is approximately 14 miles south of Tijuana.

The parish priest to San Luis Rey de Francia was reported missing on Saturday after not being seen since Thursday.

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