Narcos location scout shot dead in central Mexico

17 September, 2017, 01:08 | Author: Laverne Higgins
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Carlos Muñoz Portal traveled to that country to search for shooting locations in the state of Mexico which is located near the border with Hidalgo. Munoz reportedly was scouting solo and he was working in an area prone to murders.

The bullet-riddled body of Carlos Muñoz Portal, 37, was found in his vehicle in a rural area in the town of Temascalapa, in Mexico state, one of the country's most violent.

His resume includes Mel Gibson's Apocalypto and Specter, the latest James Bond film that begins in the Mexico city of Zocalo. He was supposedly on his way to the State of Mexico to take pictures and scout additional locations for the show's upcoming fourth season, which will allegedly explore the origins of the infamous Juraez cartel.

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Netflix has since issued a statement paying their respects to Munoa and his family. Authorities are reportedly having trouble piecing together what happened leading up the Portal's death, and police are still investigating. Nor confirmation either way had been made public by Netflix at the time of this writing.

A friend of Muñoz says the film industry veteran drove out to photograph areas for season 4 scouting when he was last seen alive.

El Pais reported of Narcos Season 4, "Production will soon portray the Cartel de Juárez, an organization headed by Amado Carrillo, better known as El señor de los cielos".

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