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Decapitated bodies found in mass grave at Venezuelan prison

At least 14 bodies have been found in a mass grave at the General Penitentiary of Venezuela in the San Juan de Los Morros municipality of Guárico state, Venezuela’s Public Ministry said on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Venezuelan Observatory of Prisons

March 14 (UPI) — Venezuela announced that 14 bodies have been found in a mass grave inside of the country’s largest prison.

The mass grave was first discovered on Thursday during work to refurbish the General Penitentiary of Venezuela, or PGV, in the San Juan de Los Morros municipality of Guárico state. The Public Ministry on Tuesday said special scientific units are at the prison to excavate, recover and identify the bodies along with anthropologists and anatomical pathology experts.

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