Ten days after he allegedly escaped from US authorities, "The Chinese Anthrax”, An important hitman of the Sinaloa Cartel, appeared dead in the streets of Culiacán, Sinaloa.
The state attorney general's office awaits the results of the autopsy to confirm his identity.
José Rodrigo Aréchiga Gamboa He was a hit man who gained notoriety on social networks for the ostentatious and luxurious standard of living that he boasted on them, however, his romances with two Mexican models were not so famous even though both had a tragic end for them.
The "Empress of Anthrax"
Claudia Berenice Ochoa Félix was born in 1987, but became famous in 2013 after photographs of her were spread on social networks where she appeared carrying firearms, driving luxury vehicles, and spending time in luxury residences and traveling abroad.
Then it was nicknamed the "Empress of the Anthrax", A group that claimed to have taken over after the capture of the leader, José Rodrigo Aréchiga Gamboa "The Chinese Anthrax".
After months of rumors, in June 2014 and in the company of his brother and three children, Ochoa Félix read a document to the press in which he indicated that he was the victim of slander and defamation that put her in danger.
So, he claimed to have nursing studies, she denied having ties to criminal groups and also pointed out that she was not the woman that appeared in the photographs reason why she would file lawsuits against the media that had pointed her out as being the "Empress of Anthrax". "I am mentioned as one of the most powerful women in drug trafficking and photos are shown in which it is not even me ... These Facebook and Twitter accounts in which they refer to me are not mine, I did not open them"He explained then.
In 2019, the model died at age 35 at home, an Isla Musa housing complex in Culiacán, Sinaola. This after being with a man, who gave the details of his death to the authorities.
Juan José Ríos Estavillo, the state attorney general at the time, said that according to the studies that were carried out on the corpse it was ruled out that he died after some violent attack. The agency said that his death was due to suffocation from bronchoaspiration, product of the intake of alcoholic beverages and illegal drugs, confirmed the Sinaloa State Prosecutor's Office.
Yuriana, the model who paid love with her life
Just four months after the arrest of José Rodrigo Aréchiga Gamboa, alias “El Chino Ántrax”, at the Amsterdam airport, her partner and mother of her son, Yuriana Castillo Torres, was kidnapped in the city of Culiacán, Sinaloa upon leaving a gym on May 6, 2014.
Just four months after the arrest of “El Chino Anthrax”, at the Amsterdam airport, her partner and mother of her son, Yuriana Castillo Torres, was kidnapped in the city of Culiacán, Sinaloa upon leaving a gym on May 6, 2014.
Witnesses assured that several men took her in a van, in the place only a purple sports shoe remained, owned by the young woman, who was related to Javier Torres the JT and Manuel Torres, the Ondeado, both leaders of the Sinaloa Cartel.
The 23-year-old American national, who was dedicated to modeling, It was considered a prototype of women who were related to drug traffickers.
While his partner, Rodrigo Aréchiga, was one of Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada's trusted men, he was in charge of Los Ántrax, one of the armed arms of the Sinaloa cartel. In 2012, internal strife between groups operating for the cartel intensified and casualties for hitmen were increasing. Your ringleader It was already in the sights of the United States authorities, so it was necessary to remove its founder from the scene to keep him safe.
“The Chinese Anthrax” was arrested in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on December 30, 2013, upon arrival on a flight from Mexico. The tracking of his Instagram account allowed the US authorities to coordinate with their European counterparts to notify them of the arrival of Aréchiga.
When he arrived in the Netherlands, the police were already waiting for him to arrest him. Months later, in July 2014, he was extradited to the United States., where he was wanted, for cocaine and marijuana trafficking thanks to the collaboration of gangs like Los Nitro, in southern California.
The US authorities granted him the benefit of home imprisonment, however, on May 8 of this year, just five years after his partner's funeral, he violated the surveillance of the authorities and escaped 10 days before the authorities found her body.
Yuriana was found dead a day after her kidnapping (Photo: Youtube screenshot @ Yuriana CastilloTorresFan)
Yuriana, considered a celebrity in what is known as the "buzzing celebrity", he was not so lucky. Her body was found the day after she was kidnapped. The Sinaloa Attorney General's Office reported that He died of suffocation by hanging.
His body was found wrapped in white sheets and tied with electrical wires in a vacant lot. behind a preparatory school of the Autonomous University of Sinaloa, in the Lomas de Guadalupe neighborhood. No traces of firearms were found.
According to witnesses, a van went down in reverse along the Paseo de las palmas boulevard, between Juan Aldama and Río Tabalá, in the Guadalupe neighborhood. They stopped in front of a vacant lot and Two men dropped a bundle wrapped in white sheets as people exercising in the area watched them believing they were throwing trash.
The weekly Rio Doce He reported that he was offered a mass of present body to which less than twenty people attended.
"But I don't care what happened, they took it from me and they took it away ..." her mother told the media, Norma Torres.
His remains were buried in the Jardines del Humaya cemetery, famous for the ostentatious mausoleums that protect drug traffickers such as Amado Carrillo Fuentes "The Lord of the Skies" and the Family of Héctor "El Güero" Palma. Some versions pointed out that Claudia Ochoa Félix, the so-called "Empress of the Anthrax" and who was also attributed a relationship with Aréchiga, was involved in Yuriana's death.
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