The head of the Mexican cartel that beheaded 12 people have died from the coronavirus in prison

The boss of the Mexican cartel, who is serving a sentence for beheading 12 peoplehave died after Contracting coronavirus in prison.

As reported by Agence France-Presse, the leader of the Mexican cartel «Los Zetas» Moises Escamilla Mei, known as «Gordo may» or «Fatty Mae» — died in prison in Jalisco, where he was serving a sentence for a violent crime.

«He did not suffer from any disease, but on may 6 he started having trouble breathing,» — said representatives of the Department of health.

The next day «Gordo may» died in hospital, a source in the Prosecutor’s office of Jalisco, confirmed that he was the boss of the cartel.

«Fatty may» led a group who call themselves «Old School Zetas», and was the main supplier of cocaine in Cancun, where the «Zetas» was the most powerful criminal organization.

In 2008, he was arrested along with eight of his men and sentenced for organized crime and illegal possession of weapons. In addition, the allegations that Mei accomplices beheaded 12 people in Yucatan.

He was imprisoned in a maximum security prison Puente Grande in Jalisco.

As of Tuesday morning, may 12, in Mexico it was 36327 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, and more than 3,500 people died, show the data tracker at the Johns Hopkins University.