Death of Gen. Jesus Gutierrez Rebollo

December 19, 2013
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico's disgraced drug czar dies at 79
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The Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Disgraced former Mexican drug czar Gen. Jesus Gutierrez Rebollo has died from complications from prostate cancer while serving a 40-year sentence for protecting a drug cartel. He was 79.

Lawyer Javier Marban Corral says Gutierrez Rebollo died Thursday in a Mexico City military hospital where he had been hospitalized for more than two years.

Marban said Gutierrez Rebollo had just been notified that he could serve his remaining sentence...

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