For many years, border states have been the places with the highest amounts of violence. So far this year, Durango has surpassed Sinaloa in the amount of executions in 2009. As of last week, Chihuahua is number one with 477 executions, Durango has had 85, and Sinaloa has had 65. On average for 2009, 19 people are executed daily in the country with Durango claiming five killings per day.
El Siglo De Durango, 2/25/09