'Narcos' Location Scout Found Dead in Mexico

by Dwayne Torres September 17, 2017, 0:26
'Narcos' Location Scout Found Dead in Mexico

The 37-year-old 's body was found riddled with gunshot wounds in a vehicle in a remote area near the borders of Hidalgo state, El País de España reported in Spanish.

Carlos Munoz Portal was found dead in his auto in a remote area of Mexico state.

The scout was found dead in his auto having sustained multiple gunshot wounds, Deadline reported. The infamous Juárez cartel was briefly featured in the most recent season.

Mexican news outlet Milenio report that he was found with several gunshot wounds on a dirt road in San Bartolo Actopan near the city of Temascalapa.

The area Muñoz was in is considered to be notorious for drug-related homicides.

"We are aware of the passing of Carlos Muñoz Portal, a well-respected location scout, and send our condolences to his family", Netflix said in a statement. Portal apparently was on the scouting trip by himself-and he was working in an area known for murders, according to El Pais.

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He worked on films such as Man on Fire, Apocalypto, Fast and Furious and Spectre.

An investigation into his death is ongoing.

There are no specifics yet on what happened, but he was last seen heading out to the State of Mexico for some production photographs.

A spokesperson for Attorney General of the State of Mexico told Dedline that they have no witnesses at this time.

"Narcos" mainly films in Colombia, with scenes also having been shot in Panama and the U.S.


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