BORDERLAND BEAT — The Mexican narco trafficker Marciano Millan Vazquez was declared guilty of the 10 charges that he faced in the United States, among them various homicides and drug trafficking.
The ex member of Los Zetas will be sentenced this coming October, and he is looking at a life sentence.
Millan Vazquez is a ruthless killer, who in Piedras Negras prison, Coahuila, who with a machete, dismembered a young girl in front of her parents, he killed and “cooked” no less than a dozen victims, at the same time as attending mass on Sundays in San Antonio.
In order to judge him for crimes committed in Mexico, the Prosecutors of the Court of Texas utilized a special pact of the law that permits them jurisdiction. This made him a mark to hit for the USA justice department.
Pleading in defence of Millan, Jaime Cavazos, alleged that all of the testimony admitted into the trial lacked evidence, Russell Leachman, and assistant prosecutor said evidence in their possession ranged from recorded phone calls to the death of an informant that who condemned the accused.
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