U.S. Diplomat Kidnapped In Hexico Still Missing
John Patterson, . Vice-Consul In llcnaosillo, Mexico who was kidnapped onarch. Is still being held captive, presumably in Mexico. There has heen no further communication fron cither Patterson or his captorsansom ten by Patterson was discovered at the consulnto noon of his disappearance.
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wllh the kidnappers* demand. and Mexican press have up the story and given It wide dissemination. Although Mexican officials contend that the kidnapping may. authorities believe that in the absence of evidence to the contrary, Vice-Consul Patterson') beidnapping.Original document.