Updated 08:35 PM EDT, Mon, Oct 14, 2019

Guerrero State's Missing 43: New No DNA Found on Rubbish Dump Site Refuting Government Claims

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Another independent probe on Mexico's missing students revealed "no consistency between the physical evidence" presented by the government to back their claims that the victims were burned on site after they were murdered by a gang.

After conducting their investigation on the case, the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team found no evidence that the students were incarcerated in the southern Mexican state.

In fact, according to BBC News, the team from Argentina said there were no traces of DNA from any of the missing students anywhere near the dump in Cocula of Guerrero state.

The outlet further cited that the forensic experts from the South American country found evidence that there were fires along the site but there were not enough bones to match the number of the missing students.

Dubbed as the "Guerrero State Missing 43," the case of the missing student-teachers have become a huge issue against several Mexican authorities who appeared to be covering up what really happened to them.

Miguel Nieva, one of the Argentine experts, told the Tico Times that all 19 bones found at the location that was pinpointed by then-Attorney General Jesús Murillo Karám "clearly do not belong" to the aspiring teachers.

Furthermore, Nieva pointed out that forensic probes on the vegetation in the area show no sign of a recent fire that should have occurred at the time when the students went missing.

Based on an in-depth report made by BBC News, the students who went to an all-male teacher training school in Aytozinapa were arrested on September 26, 2014 in Iguala by a group of corrupt police officers.

After taking them in, the police allegedly turned them over to a local gang involved in illegal drugs.

The authorities then claimed that the members of the gang killed the student group because they thought the students were members of a rival gang.

Mexican officials further claimed that evidence of the incineration cannot be found at the murder site because the gang members gathered the victims' ashes and threw them away in a nearby stream.

However, the students' family and friends were not convinced that this was the case, with BBC stating that they believe that the authorities "failed to investigate the role soldiers from a nearby barracks may have played in the students' disappearance."

This caught the attention of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights who presented a list of recommended course of action for the Mexican government to follow, which includes re-opening the case and conducting a new probe.

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