On August 9, 2013, his conviction was overturned on a technicality after serving only 28 of a 40-year sentence for the brutal torture and murder of DEA agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena.
Despite all of these pending charges, the Mexican government refuses to arrest Rafael Quintero and extradite him.
Breitbart Texas spoke with Derek Maltz, a retired Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Special Operations Division (SOD) and asked his thoughts about the letter.
DM – As a retired DEA Executive, I’m hopeful that President Trump can fully engage the Mexican Government on this matter especially in light of the recent Amazon Series, The Last Narc released on July 31, which highlights the horrible tragedy and torturous murder of DEA Agent Camarena.
DM – It’s unacceptable that Rafael Quintero has engaged in brutal acts of murder and drug smuggling and can hideout in the mountains of Mexico as a free man.