Narcos location scout found dead in Mexico

17 September, 2017, 01:09 | Author: Julio Duncan
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A location scout for a popular Netflix series has reportedly been shot and killed while on a scouting trip in Mexico.

A locations manager for the Netflix crime drama Narcos was found dead in his auto in rural Mexico on Monday.

Carlos Muñoz Portal's body was found on Monday, along with his bullet-riddled vehicle, in a remote area in San Bartolo Actopan, which is near the borders of the Hidalgo state. The Hollywood Reporter, though, reports, "Narcos season 4 moves from Colombia to Mexico and it centers on the fearsome Juarez cartel". He was a seasoned scout and worked for Stacy Perskie's Mexico City-based production company Redrum.

Will Season 3 of "Narcos" close the Colombian chapter? . It's now unclear if Portal's death will affect production or whether the murder will move production back to Columbia.


Mr Portal is reported to have been killed on Monday, but the news of his death only broke last night (SAT). A friend of his assures that on Monday he got into his auto and drove to the State of Mexico to take some photographs for production.

The auto was found on an unanemd dirt road in San Bartolo Actopan - which is part of the Temascalapa municipality. "The facts surrounding his death are still unknown as authorities continue to investigate". This area reportedly has a homicide rate of 12.2 per 100,000 inhabitants, according to the outlet.

Muñoz has various high-profile credits to his name, including scouting for films like Sicario, Bond film Spectre, Fast & Furious, Resident Evil: Extinction, and Mel Gibson's Apocalypto.

"Netflix issued a brief statement saying, "We are aware of the passing of Carlos Munoz Portal, a well-respected scout, and send our condolences to his family".

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