Mexican Drug Lord Dies Of Cardiac Arrest

Mexican drug lord Hector Beltran Leyva died after suffering a serious cardiac arrest, at age 56.

The Mexican drug lord who was sentenced to prison, suffered a serious chest pain, he was rushed to a hospital, later which he died of cardiac arrest on Sunday.

Beltran Leyva has had a record of chest pain, he had been sentenced to prison since March 2, 2016, in federal Prison Number 1, with a maximum security facility in central Altiplano, Mexico where he was facing federal prosecution for various crimes, the Mexico Interior Ministry said in a statement announcing the death.

Nicknamed “the H,” according to the statement, Beltran Leyva’s capture in 2014 near a town where he had posed as an art and real estate dealer was seen as a major victory for Mexican authorities in their decade-long war against drug gangs.

The snaring of the Beltran Leyva cartel’s boss dealt a serious blow to a drug gang named after a group of brothers who became infamous for the bloody turf war waged with their former ally, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. NBCNEWS



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