Amado Carrillo Fuentes, the Mexican drug smuggler who inspired the series lord of heavenwas one of the most wanted capo by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and it is thanks to this that it is still believed that his death was an invention by both Mexican and American authorities. There is a theory that he is still alive and at the funeral, he was replaced by a double.
After the death of Pablo Escobar, Carrillo became the leader of criminal operations in North America and a figure highly respected by the largest cartels. He became the main supplier of cocaine and this made him one of the most wanted by the United States government., He was very elusive and very difficult to locate.
Because the DEA wanted to find his whereabouts at any cost, underwent cosmetic surgery to change her appearance And thus bypassing the security of the countries that were looking for it. The official version says that he died during the process.Because after eight hours in the operating room, he had a cardiac arrest.
Clearly, The autopsy indicated that the medical staff gave him a hypnotic drug which, when mixed with anesthesia, caused this heart attack, However, thousands refused to believe the officers’ information and theories began to circulate that he was still alive and that there were even witnesses who saw him leave the operation.
Amado was admitted to a hospital in Mexico City under the identity of Antonio Flores Montes, a 42-year-old man from Zacatecas, Mexico. The purpose was that no one could recognize him while leaving., but was pronounced dead at 6:00 a.m. and later transferred to the García López Funeral Home for the last rites; He stayed there for a few hours and then they took him to Culiacán, then to Badiraguato.
The same afternoon, the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic of Mexico (PGR) issued a statement stating that Capo had died in the early hours of the morning and that the information was supported by the DEA. Initially, Carrillo’s most loyal followers believed in it, until A week later the body was publicly shown in a coffin and speculation became more infamous.,
His face was not shaved, so the press reported that the surgery for which he was said to have died had removed his mustache. Too, Many thought their bodies could be changed With the Commander of the District Judicial Police, because he disappeared in those days and the media found a similarity before his death and disappearance.
Finally, in 1999, José Alfredo Andrade Bjorkez published a book that talks about Capo’s biography and the way he lost his life. The author disappeared in November of the same yearSince his work detailed that Amado was not dead.