Mexican judge involved in high-profile drug cases murdered
A Mexican federal judge who presided over appeals from high-profile drug kingpins in recent years was fatally shot in the head outside his home on Monday, authorities said.
Judge Vicente Bermudez handled several legal challenges lodged by lawyers for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the jailed leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, as well Miguel Trevino, ex-leader of the Zetas cartel.
President Enrique Pena Nieto said in a televised speech on Monday that he ordered his attorney general to investigate the murder, but he did not provide additional information about the case.
Since March, Bermudez... read more
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