Mexican police beat, kill Oregon tourist
Mexican police are found guilty in the fatal beating of an Oregon tourist
Sam Botner was arrested and assaulted at a jail in Cabo.
By Mark Workhoven
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Four Mexican officers are found guilty in the death of an Oregon tourist near Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The Yoncalla tourist on vacation was beaten in a Mexican jail, after getting arrested for stabbing a man outside his rented condo. A judge decided to convict the four Mexican jail guards of manslaughter. A surveillance video shows the men beating Sam Botner to death in a Cabo San Lucas jail. Botner and his wife were vacationing in Mexico to celebrate his completion of a commercial fishing trip.
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