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 photos taken from a bodycam throughout the raid, that can’t be printed 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 digital camera.
‘La Catrina’ was suspected of being one of many main figures of the Jalisco New Technology 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 Technology 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
Based on 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 throughout the combat, Ms Esquivel is seen struggling for breath on the bottom as a cop tells her to stay calm and await the helicopter that’s on its solution to take her to hospital.
The officer says: Settle down, child. The helicopter is coming for you. It’s coming now, simple, simple, you’re going to be okay. Attempt to grasp on.
Native media stated 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 beneath El M2, dwelling a glamorous way of life throughout the cartel.
When she died she was accountable for paying fellow criminals and lead assassinations, extortion and kidnapings.
El M2 was allegedly additionally arrested throughout the raid.
The CJNG rose to prominence between 2013 and 2015 and is deemed to be probably the most harmful and largest Mexican cartel beneath 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 automobiles throughout a later raid, in keeping with reviews.