Drug Kingpin Convicted In Murder For Hire

Drug kingpin Maurice Phillips, who ran a multimillion-dollar cocaine-distribution network stretching from Texas to New York, was convicted Tuesday of hiring a hit man to murder a Montgomery County woman who was cooperating against him with federal investigators.

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    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A man who confessed to hundreds of murders as head of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar's army of assassins has been freed from a maximum security prison under heavy police guard.
    08/27/2014 - 8:36 am | View Link
  • Top Colombian drug hitman ‘Popeye’ is freed
    BOGOTA: The head of Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar’s hitmen, a confessed murderer nicknamed “Popeye,” was released from prison yesterday after helping prosecutors convict ...
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  • Colombian drug hitman 'Popeye' released
    John Jairo Vasquez, trusted lieutenant of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, freed after serving 22 years of 30-year sentence.
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  • Top Colombian drug hitman who killed 300 is freed
    The head of Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar's hitmen, a confessed murderer nicknamed "Popeye," was released from prison after helping prosecutors convict a former justice minister. John Jairo Velasquez Vasquez has confessed to killing 300 people and organizing the killings of 3,000 others, but walked free from the Combita high-security prison in central Colombia after completing 22 years of ...
    08/27/2014 - 1:43 am | View Link
  • Top Colombian drug hitman 'Popeye' freed
    BOGOTA, Colombia – The head of Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar's hitmen, a confessed murderer nicknamed "Popeye," was released from prison Tuesday, August 26, after helping prosecutors convict a former justice minister. John Jairo Velasquez Vasquez has confessed to killing 300 people and organizing the killings of 3,000 others, but ...
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  • Pablo Escobar's Right-Hand Man Freed From Colombian Prison
    The head of Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar's hitmen ... police and judicial sources said. The hitman was convicted for the murder of presidential hopeful Luis Carlos Galan in 1989 but won release by turning state's witness against former justice ...
    08/27/2014 - 3:47 am | View Link
  • Top Colombian drug hitman 'Popeye' set for release
    The head of Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar's hitmen ... police and judicial sources said. The hitman was convicted for the murder of presidential hopeful Luis Carlos Galan in 1989, but won release by turning state's witness against former justice ...
    08/27/2014 - 3:20 am | View Link
  • Top Colombian drug hitman who killed 300 is freed
    Bogota (AFP) - The head of Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar's hitmen ... police and judicial sources said. The hitman was convicted for the murder of presidential hopeful Luis Carlos Galan in 1989, but won release by turning state's witness against ...
    08/27/2014 - 2:43 am | View Link
  • Colombian drug hitman 'Popeye' released
    He was the hitman and one of the most-trusted lieutenants of the Colombian drug kingpin, Pablo Escobar ... in central Colombia from where he was released. Velasquez was convicted for the murder of presidential hopeful Luis Carlos Galan in 1989, who ...
    08/27/2014 - 12:48 am | View Link
  • Former hitman for Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar released from prison
    BOGOTA, Colombia – A former hit man for Pablo Escobar, who confessed to hundreds of murders as head of the drug kingpin's army of assassins ... But the only murder for which he was convicted was Galan's. The family members of his many other alleged ...
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