Times Online | 1/14/2009 12:00:00 AM
Brother and girlfriend of slain drugs baron Vargas are shot dead
Leonidas Vargas Vargas had obviously made some serious enemies. Days after the Colombian drugs baron was shot dead by professional hitmen in a Madrid hospital, his brother and girlfriend were gunned down.
Leonidas was known as the King of Caqueta, the southern Colombian region from where he ran his multimillion-dollar cocaine empire. He had been an associate of the late Pablo Escobar, the drugs kingpin once named by Forbes magazine as the world’s seventh richest man.
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