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Blog del Narco: Sinaloa Cartel Hitman “M1” Killed in Gunfight With Army (VIDEO)
Photo: Manuel Torres Felix
A clash between the army and Sinaloa Cartel members broke out in the vicinity of Oso Viejo and La Loma de Redo, Quila. A senior army commander confirmed that the person killed in the shooting was identified as Manuel Torres Felix, known as ” M-1 “or” the Waved “.
Relatives came immediately to the Medical Examiner and confirmed their identity.The incident occurred around 2:00 pm today Saturday when the military faced gunfire with the armed group. After the skirmish, the military took the body of the deceased to Semefo of the capital.
The body remains under heavy guard, to avoid possible theft in a repeat of the occurrence after the death of Heriberto Lazcano “The Lazca” head of the Los Zetas cartel.
The deceased was in possession of a large amount of cash as well as a bag of cocaine.
Manuel Torres “M1” is the brother of Javier Torres “JT” who is in prison for drug trafficking in the United States. Javier Torres was the deputy leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada, was jailed until 2004.
After the arrest of his brother, Manuel Torres allegedly became a major hit man Sinaloa Cartel, led by “El Mayo” and Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, Mexico’s most wanted fugitive.
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