Mexico's Attorney General Jesus Murillo
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Mexico gang 'admits missing student deaths'

The attorney general in Mexico has said that three gang members have confessed to killing more than 40 students who have been missing for six weeks.

It is alleged the victims were handed over to the gang by police on the orders of the mayor of Iguala - a town in the south of the country.

Unidentified charred remains have been found along a river.

Mexico's Attorney General Jesus Murillo said the information gathered so far, pointed to ''the murder of a large number of people in the area of Cocula".

  • 08 Nov 2014
Go to next video: Mexico student who escaped 'massacre'