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El Paso Lawyer Working in Juarez Murdered

POSTED: Saturday, October 24, 2009 - 10:00pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:25pm

JUAREZ--- An El Paso man who worked as a lawyer in Juarez was killed soon after crossing the Bridge of the Americas.

He's being identified as Marco Antonio Mariscal.

We're told he had just crossed the Bridge of the Americas into Juarez when he was attacked by gunmen in his SUV.

Mariscal died at the scene. No arrests were made.

Friday night, the Chihuahua State Commander was also killed in Juarez.

We're told Francisco Lazarin Nunez was approached by two gunmen who opened fire on him at the "pockets" pool hall in South Central Juarez.

The manager was also killed during the shooting.

Nunez was part of a unit that investigates robberies.

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