In this Nov. 15, 2011 photo, members of the Colombian style music band Kombo Kolombia pose for the press during a promotional event in Monterrey, Mexico. Sixteen members of the band Kombo Kolombia and four crew members were kidnapped on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, after playing at a private party held at a ranch called La Carreta, or The Wagon, in the town of Hidalgo north of Monterrey. A member of the band, who managed to escape, led authorities to a well along a dirt road where searchers found several bodies which, authorities said on Monday, Jan. 28, all indicates that they belong to the missing band members. (AP Photo)The Associated Press
MEXICO CITY – A Mexican official says police have pulled 14 bodies from a well and that 12 of them have been identified as members of a musical band kidnapped by gunmen in northern Mexico last week.
Nuevo Leon state security spokesman Jorge Domene says police will continue to search the well Tuesday since three members are still missing.
The Kombo Kolombia band was playing at a ranch when 10 gunmen entered the warehouse Friday and forced 18 musicians and crew members into waiting vehicles.
One of the musicians escaped and led authorities to the well. Officials haven't said how the man was able to get away from his captors.
Domene told Radio Formula investigators are looking into whether the attack was vengeance by drug traffickers but wouldn't give any other details.