MEXICO CITY • His music movies paint a vivid portrait of road life in Mexico in all its gritty element.
But rapper Christian Omar Palma Gutierrez, 24, additionally labored for a drug cartel on the quiet. Now, his picture is in tatters after his arrest in reference to the deaths of three movie college students.
Investigators stated he confessed to dissolving their our bodies in acid as a part of his work with the cartel, in keeping with news studies.
The three victims disappeared whereas engaged on a college venture within the western state of Jalisco.
Officials stated they had been killed after unwittingly filming at a property related to a rival group to the highly effective gang that Gutierrez is believed to have labored for, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel.
Chief investigator Lizette Torres instructed Agence France-Presse that Gutierrez had additionally participated in three different murders.
As a rapper, his movies garnered thousands and thousands of views on YouTube and he was scheduled to carry out at a music competition within the border outpost of Tijuana yesterday.
But he’s now in protecting custody in jail after confessing to the authorities, elevating considerations concerning the hazard he faces from the cartel, the Associated Press reported.
Gutierrez appeared to know the treacherous stakes of the life he lived. In a music video set in a cemetery, he raps: “If tomorrow I’m not here, I want to tell you how much I regret all that I did, all that I said. Mum, dad, forgive me, I couldn’t escape the darkness.”