Mexico: Nephew of deceased Sinaloa Drug Cartel Leader, Released from Prison

Posted on September 25, 2014 • Filed under: Crime, Drug Activity, Mexico reported a Mexican court has ordered the release of the nephew of deceased Sinaloa drug cartel leader Ignacio Coronel. Officials earlier portrayed him as Coronel’s successor as boss. The Federal Judiciary Council said late Wednesday the court had acquitted the nephew and four other co-defendants because of procedural violations in the case. Martin Beltran Coronel had been charged with organized crime and the other four faced money laundering charges. Read Article

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