Ciudad Juarez, Chih - "El Diez" was identified as the mastermind of the slaughter of students in Juarez, was an agent of the State Police.
According to police sources, José Antonio Acosta Hernández, alias "El Diez", "El Diego" or "The Blablazo", identified as the mastermind of the slaughter of students in Ciudad Juárez, was an agent of the State Police.
He is the chief and principal leader of the criminal group "La Línea," the armed wing of the Vicente Carrillo Fuentes drug cartel, which controls all criminal activities in Ciudad Juarez.
His work ranged from collecting fees (protection money) from businessmen and merchants, to kidnapping, car Jackings, to crossing illegals into the United States.
The former police officer was discharged from the ministerial police after failing to pass polygraph test last year.
The state attorney general's office offered a reward of one million dollars for his capture.