THE 21-year-old chief of a infamous Mexican cartel has been killed in a shoot out with cops and the Mexican military.
Maria Guadalupe Lopez Esquivel, alias ‘La Catrina’, was pictured after taking a deadly bullet to the neck after the shootout.
Blurry pictures taken from a bodycam in the course of the raid, that can not be revealed right here, present the younger murderer trying frightened and raveled collapsed behind a wall, her face and garments coated in blood as she reaches as much as the digicam.
‘La Catrina’ was suspected of being one of many main figures of the Jalisco New Era Cartel, and was well-known for exhibiting off her curves and harmful weapons in social media snaps.
She led a crew of hitmen throughout the Jalisco New Era Cartel cell that carried out an ambush on state cops on October 14 2019 within the municipality of Aguililla in Michoacan State.
STRUGGLING FOR BREATH
In accordance with native media, the younger lady was staying in a protected home with a number of armed cartel members when the authorities obtained a tip-off and attacked them on Friday, January 10.
Nationwide Guard cops took on the gang and a lethal gunfight ensued.
In footage taken in the course of the combat, Ms Esquivel is seen struggling for breath on the bottom as a cop tells her to stay calm and watch for the helicopter that’s on its technique to take her to hospital.
The officer says: “Settle down, child. The helicopter is coming for you. It’s coming now, straightforward, straightforward, you will be okay. Attempt to dangle on.”
Native media mentioned that she died from the gunshot wound a number of minutes after the helicopter took off.
RISE TO POWER
It’s believed that La Catrina joined the CJNG in 2017, having fallen in love with one other chief, Miguel “El M2” Fernandez.
She rose quickly by means of the ranks below El M2, dwelling a glamorous life-style throughout the cartel.
When she died she was in control of paying fellow criminals and lead assassinations, extortion and kidnapings.
El M2 was allegedly additionally arrested in the course of the raid.
The CJNG rose to prominence between 2013 and 2015 and is deemed to be essentially the most harmful and largest Mexican cartel below their chief, Ruben Oseguera Cervantes, aka “El Mencho”.
The gang operates within the Americas, Asia and Europe.
Nationwide Guard officers additionally reportedly arrested a number of cartel colleagues recognized as Alejandra, Everardo, Brayan, Juan Carlos, Octavio, Pedro and Alejandro.
Police discovered 10 firearms with ammunition and seized a number of autos throughout a later raid, based on experiences.