Bolivian Villagers Bury Murder Suspect Alive

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A reporter for an indigenous radio station, who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of retaliation from others, told the Associated Press that Ramos was tied up at the woman's funeral. Those mourning at the service then reportedly threw him into the open grave, placed the woman's coffin in it and filled the grave with earth.

Colquechaca is a small town of about 5,000 inhabitants located southeast of Bolivia's capital, La Paz.

It seems as though this is a pattern of behavior for residents in rural and poor parts of Bolivia; according to Fox News, lynchings sometimes occur in these areas where police and other authorities are very scarce.

What do you think of the residents’ actions towards Ramos?

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