Judge Vicente Bermudez was shot in the head outside his home Monday in Mexico
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - 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.
Federal Judge Vicente Antonio Bermudez Zacarias shot in head at point-blank range near Mexico City, but motive unknown.
A federal judge who heard legal challenges from lawyers for a number of accused drug kingpins—including Sinaloa kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who Sean Penn profiled for Rolling Stone earlier this year—was shot and killed while ...
Judge Vicente Bermudez Zacarias was shot at point blank range in the back of the head.