Peru convicts death squad suspects
Apr 09,2008 00:00 by UPI
LIMA -- A court in Peru convicted four members of the military of belonging to a death squad that killed nine students in 1992, court officials said.

Ex-Gen. Julio Salazar Monroe received a 35-year sentence for his crimes, while the other three men received 15-year sentences, El Comercio reported Wednesday.

The men were convicted of being a part of the infamous "La Colina" death squad that was blamed for killing nine students in 1992 and 15 other deaths the previous year.

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