Rafael Caro Quintero

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US to Mexico: Please Arrest Kingpin You Just Freed

Rafael Caro Quintero could be extradited

(Newser) - Mexico released drug kingpin Rafael Caro Quintero last week , 12 years shy of his 40-year sentence for ordering the murder of an American DEA agent, and now the US has asked Mexico to kindly re-arrest him, the New York Times reports. The US wants to extradite Caro Quintero, and the...

Mexico Releases Drug Lord Early
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Mexico Releases Drug Lord Early

He ordered killing of DEA agent years ago

(Newser) - US law-enforcement officials are seething after Mexico released drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero from prison, and they vowed to continue efforts to bring to justice the man who ordered the killing of a DEA agent. Caro Quintero was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the 1985 kidnapping and killing...

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