Cartel killing of 85-year-old rancher sparks outrage in Mexican border state

Cartel killing of 85-year-old rancher sparks outrage in Mexican border state

Cartel killing of 85-year-old rancher sparks outrage in Mexican border state

New revelations of a series of shootings in the Mexican border state of Nuevo Leon have sparked outrage after reports that cartel gunmen, including a Honduran migrant, killed an 85-year-old rancher for no apparent reason.

This week, the Nuevo Leon Attorney General’s Office announced that it had issued two arrest warrants for two state prison inmates in Apodaca in connection with the murder of 85-year-old Gustavo Levy. . The victim is a longtime rancher who died at the hands of gunmen from the Cartel Del Noreste faction of Los Zetas.

The two detainees, Felipe de Jesus “N”, 42, of Nuevo Laredo and “Elvis Edgardo”, 32, of Honduras, were incarcerated on other charges when they received the murder warrants.

According to Mexico’s Milenio, the two gunmen were part of a CDN-Los Zetas crew that arrived at La Rumorosa Ranch earlier this year and overpowered two employees living there.

On Jan. 5, Gustavo Levy and one of his employees drove to the ranch where they were met by the gunmen who killed them almost as soon as they arrived, Nuevo Leon Public Security Secretary Gerardo Palacios Pamanes said. , at a press conference, adding that the gunmen were under the influence of various drugs. According to Milenio, Palacios Pamanes dismissed various versions of events that claimed Levy died trying to drive the cartel gunmen off his property.

The gunmen were part of a crew of approximately 40 cartel gunmen who had been sent to take over new territory in the area as part of a CDN-Los Zetas expansion effort.

Levy’s killing comes just days after another group of CDN-Los Zetas gunmen carried out a fierce shootout with Nuevo Leon state police just 40 miles north of Levy’s ranch. . During the shootout, the gunmen killed four police officers, Breitbart Texas reported at the time. The gunmen had used .50 caliber rifles and barricaded themselves at another ranch. As a result of this shooting, four police officers died.

Editor’s Note: Breitbart Texas traveled to Mexico City and the states of Tamaulipas, Coahuila, and Nuevo León to recruit citizen journalists willing to risk their lives and expose the cartels that silence their communities. The writers would face certain death at the hands of the various cartels that operate in these regions, including the Gulf Cartel and Los Zetas, if a pseudonym was not used. Chronicles of the Breitbart Texas Cartel are published in English and in their original version Spanish. This article was written by “EFRobles” from Jalisco.

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