Big-Time Mexican Stew Maker Arrested

The NYTimes writes that when it comes to gore, Mexico’s drug lords compete in a grotesque game for title of most depraved. One chops off the heads of victims; another strings dead rivals from bridges or torches their genitals. Recently, says the Times, hit men removed the face from a dead man and sewed it onto a soccer ball.

Teodoro Eduardo Garcia Simental,Perhaps the grossest of all of the Mexican king pins — says the NYTimes — is Teodoro Eduardo Garcia Simental, a drug lord based just south of the American border in Tijuana. Mr. Garcia’s trademark, the authorities said, was boiling his victims in barrels of lye in what has become known as Pozole, or Mexican stew.

Finding himself in police custody, Mr. Garcia is caught in a string of new arrests in Mexico. Read on via NYTimes