Mexican authorities say that 23 bodies were found in Nuevo Laredo. Nuevo Laredo is across the border from Laredo, Texas.
According to the New York Times
, 9 of the bodies were discovered hanging from a bridge. The remaining bodies were found decapitated and inside a van.
According to MSNBC
, police couldn't confirm who committed the murders. There was a message found with the bodies, and the message indicated that an organized crime group may have been responsible for the murders.
According to NPR
, the message said that the victims belonged to a drug cartel and were responsible for planting a car bomb right outside of a police station last month.
A military official did say that it is believed that the murders were related to an organized crime group. The official did say that they cannot speculate.