After Parole, Colombian Hit Man ‘Popeye’ Profits From Infamy

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Jhon Jairo Velásquez admits he has killed about 300 people and helped murder at least 3,000 more, says the Miami Herald. When you’re a hit man for Pablo Escobar and the infamous Medellín drug cartel, that’s your job. Now free after 23 years in prison, Velásquez has a new job: sharing his blood-soaked story in books, on television . . .

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