Mexico ambush: Mormon families waiting for justice a year on from massacre – BBC News

By Mohamed Madi & Ana Gabriela Rojas
BBC News, Mexico

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image copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionKenny Miller, father-in-law of one of the women who were murdered, grieving in his kitchen earlier this year

A year ago, three Mormon women and six of their children were massacred on a lonely road in Mexico's Sonora desert. What has happened to the families left behind, and their search for justice?

"We came here to get away from it all. And nobody's ever bothered us."

Kenny Miller speaks in a thick southern American drawl. In a camo trucker hat and thick work boots, he trudges up a dirt path slick with damp clay. On one side are rolling desert hills, thick with mesquite shrubs. On the other, the Sierra Madre mountains push up dark grey clouds.