Regional
11:18 pm
Wed March 9, 2011

Gang Members Charged In Consulate Murders

El Paso – Ten members and associates of a Mexican gang have been charged in this country in the murders a year ago of a U.S. consulate employee and two other people in Juarez, Mexico.

Court documents unsealed Wednesday in El Paso, Texas, revealed federal charges against 35 people in all allegedly linked to the Barrio Azteca gang, including the 10 charged in the murders.

Consulate employee Lesley A. Enriquez and her husband, Arthur H. Redelfs, were killed on March 13 of last year when gunmen opened fire on their sport utility vehicle after they left a birthday party.

Jorge Alberto Salcido, the husband of a Mexican employee of the consulate, also was killed by gunmen after leaving the same event in a separate vehicle.