Monday, June 6, 2016
"El Guero Palma" to be released on June 11
He became an inmate at the Atwater high security prison in the San Joaquin Valley, California in 2007, and will be set free from the maximum security prison after serving time for drug trafficking. His sentence was reduced for good behavior. The original sentence was 16 years.
'El Guero Palma' gained notoriety for their alleged involvement in the murder of Cardinal Juan Jesus Posadas Ocampo at the airport in Guadalajara, Jalisco, in 1993.
The murder was in the midst of war that Palma and Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman held with the Arellano Felix cartel in Tijuana.
Palma's wife and two of his sons were killed by Enrique Rafael Clavel Moreno, who was an operator of Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo.
Jesus Hector Palma Salazar was captured in Nayarit, when his aircraft went down in 1995.