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The woman called the "godmother" of a drug-smuggling cult that allegedly killed 15 people near the U.S.-Mexican border was charged with two other members in the weekend deaths of their leader and his right-hand man, authorities in Mexico City said. "Godmother" Sara Aldrete Villarreal, 24; Omar Francisco Orea, 23, and Alvaro de Leon Valdez, 22, were formally charged in the Saturday shootings, the attorney general's office said. Cult leader Adolfo de Jesus Constanzo, 26, and his chief lieutenant, Martin Quintana Rodriguez, were killed in a Mexico City apartment during a shoot-out with police.

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