“Queen of Cocaine” Assassinated in Colombia

By Geraldine Cook
September 06, 2012

Colombian drug queen Griselda Blanco, known in 1970 as “the Queen of Cocaine,” and precessor of feared boss Pablo Escobar in the smuggling of cocaine to the United States, was shot dead by a hit man in Medellín (northwest), said authorities on September 4.

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