FBI’s Most Wanted now includes Mexican cartel boss suspected in DEA agent’s slaying

04/12/2018 The Washington Post

El supuesto ex narco traficante Rafael Caro Quintero durante la entrevista con Proceso FOTO. Miguel Dimayuga

The FBI on Thursday added fugitive Mexican cartel boss Rafael Caro-Quintero to its Most Wanted list, the first time a suspect sought by the Drug Enforcement Administration has been included among its top targets.

Caro-Quintero is a notorious and uniquely reviled figure at the DEA, blamed for the kidnapping and murder of Enrique “Kiki” Camerena, a DEA agent who was tortured to death in 1985 while investigating the now-defunct Guadalajara Cartel.

Caro-Quintero was sentenced to 40 years for murder, but a Mexican judge ordered his release in 2013, and he quickly disappeared underground. He has evaded efforts to recapture him by U.S. and Mexican authorities since then.

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