Buried Secrets: A True Story of Serial Murder

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Buried Secrets: A True Story of Serial Murder

Buried Secrets: A True Story of Serial Murder

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At night, sunburnt and thirsty, the spring breakers drive down from South Padre Island to invade Matamoros, where the beers are cheap and the drinking age negotiable. Adolfo de Jesus Constanzo mesmerized his followers, leaving a bloody trail that claimed at least 24 victims. You can hear them on the weekend in the town square, belting out the traditional Mexican ballad, in which the chorus concludes, over and over: "Life is worth nothing. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. De esos que nos gustaría que solo fuesen ficción en lugar de una historia novelada de los hechos que en realidad sucedieron.

The violence described was enough to show the depravity of a madman, but not so much that it read like some over-the-top gross-out horror flick.

An excellent study of the Matamoros murders from many angles -- the vicissitudes of the police, the motivations of the killers and their dupes, the interpretations of the families who lost someone to the drug gang. Humes provides an extensive background examining Caribbean religions and pseudo-religions, the feuds between federal and local police in Mexico and between the DEA and customs officials in the U. The only sound was the singing of rubber on asphalt and the occasional wet thump of bugs striking the windshield. But this book told more than just the story of the horrific murders of fifteen people in Mexico by the El Padrino cult.

I rarely read books on true crime, but since I've gotten into a reading funk because I'm tired of the same old story lines, I decided to try reading a completely different genre. The narrative uses information from the files of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Mexican police, Constanzo's personal journals, and interviews with both cult members and investigators. The road to Matamoros is a serpent writhing toward the Gulf of Mexico, its twists and bends mimicking the flow of the Rio Grande and the U. To avoid economic catastrophe, FDR, the American Legion, William Randolph Hearst, and others began crafting the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944.

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