Tamaulipas Coordination Group (GCT) confirmed this afternoon that the death of José Luis Cano Lumbreras, 37, (El Cano), was recorded, inside the Sanctions Enforcement Center (CEDES) of Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas.
The GCT explained in a statement that the incident occurred shortly before 19:00 pm when the Cano was led to its module after attending a hearing. At that moment he was ambushed by a group of prisoners who, strangled him.
El Cano was Plaza Boss for Vieja Escuela Zetas, or old school Zetas. He was arrested on Tuesday January 31st.
Please use this link for detailed background information on El Cano and his arrest, in Otis' previous post.