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Former Federal Police official arrested in death of pedestrian

Mexico City, Mexico — Facundo Rosas, a former commissioner of the Federal Security Police in the state of Puebla, was arrested Thursday morning by Mexico City police for manslaughter.

The former commander was arrested after he hit and killed a woman in the San Ángel neighborhood. Police responding to the report of the accident arrived with medical personnel who confirmed the 52-year-old pedestrian was dead.

Mexico City police proceeded to arrest the man who identified himself as Facundo Rosas Rosas, 56, the driver of the white Puebla-plated Toyota that hit the woman. Rosas told police that, “while traveling on Insurgentes Avenue, he did not notice the presence of a woman.”