Reuters

MEXICO CITY

A woman has died at the age of 127 in western Mexico, a government agency that verified her age said on Friday. Leandra Becerra was born in the northern border state of Tamaulipas on Aug. 31, 1887, and died on Thursday morning at her home in Zapopan in the western state ofJalisco, Mexico’s National System for Integral Family Development, or DIF, said. Becerra has not been included on lists of the world’s oldest people because she had not previously had official documentation. The DIF did not give the cause of death.