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Mexican judge whose court handled cartel cases is killed

A federal judge whose court has handled some cases related to drug cartels has been killed near Mexico City. Vicente Antonio Bermudez Zacarias was murdered in Metepec, a town in the State of Mexico, the Supreme Court said in a statement. President Enrique Pena Nieto condemned the murder and ordered the attorney general's office to take over the investigation. According to local media, Bermudez was shot in the head at point-blank range and succumbed to his wound while being taken to a hospital.
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