After two years on the run, Mexican officials arrest the former police chief of a Mexican city, Felipe Flores, capturing him in Iguala in the southern state of Guerrero. The city is where 43 students disappeared in September 2014. The police arrested the students and then handed them over to a drug cartel who killed them and incinerated their bodies.
Mexican Drug War: Two state police officers and six other people are dead following a gunfight in the southern state of Guerrero between police and suspected kidnappers. [http:--abcnews.go.com-International-wireStory-reported-killed-southern-mexico-gunbattle-30719070 (AP via ABC News America)]date=August 2019
A mob angry at the kidnapping and murder of 43 students torches the regional headquarters of Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) in Chilpancingo, Guerrero, and briefly holds a police commander hostage.