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Friday August 9, 2013

Blog del Narco:Rafael Caro Quintero, Who Killed “Kiki” Camarena, Walks Free

At 2:00 pm on Friday, the drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero left the Guadalajara metropolitan area prison in the Puente Grande Prison Complex.

Staff at the federal courts to the prison center confirmed this morning that after two days preparing the documentation and formalities for the exit of who is considered one of Mexico’s most important lords, and who has remained a prisoner nearly three decades.

Unit A Court ordered the release of Caro Quintero by replenishing the First Appellate Court based in Guadalajara, which granted an injunction.

In the ruling, Caro Quintero, who was charged with the kidnapping and killing of U.S. agent Enrique Camarena, and had been tried in the regular courts and not in the federal jurisdiction.  The victim at the time held no diplomatic position to justify that the alleged killer was prosecuted in federal courts, but the case continued.


The case reached the Second Unitary Tribunal who ordered the immediate release of Caro Quintero, who has already served the sentence for drug trafficking, had, so you can leave the prison.

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