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Colombian cocaine crime lord, Pablo Escobar, shot dead by police

A photograph of a law and police concept arrest, related to drugs


He was on the run for sixteen months, had killed over 600 of the agents after him, but it all ended with a rooftop gunfight.

Pablo Escobar had started small, stealing tombstones for resale, and yet before he died, he was one of the top ten richest men in the world. For the police concerned, it was a lucky result that Escobar was killed.

Every time he had been captured before, the arresting officers had ended up dead...