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Judge Who Presided Over Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Appeals Gunned Down

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. 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.
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