American citizen and Panama’s Most Wanted Man, William Adolfo Cortez, has been captured in Nicaragua along with his wife, Jean Seana. Cortez is suspected of killing three people whose bodies were found on his Panama farm located in Bocas del Toro. Last week the body of American Cher Hughes was discovered on Cortez’ property making him the prime suspect, shortly thereafter he fled Panama, the other bodies were found later.
Authorities believe “Wild Bill” as he is known may have killed 20 other individuals across Central America. Authorities allege Cortez would start a real estate transaction and while negotiating the transaction the owner would disappear and he take title to the properties.
Cortez a resident of Panama has been eluding police throughout Central America, traversing from Panama to Costa Rice to Nicaragua.