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'Cocaine Queen' Griselda Blanco Murdered

Griselda Blanco, 70, was known as La Madrina, the godmother—and for all the bad reasons. Blanco, who was gunned down in her hometown of Medellin, Colombia, will go down as one of the architects of the illegal drug industry.

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Griselda Blanco Funeral Pics | The headstone of the Griselda Blanco, ´Colombia´s Queen of Cocaine ...

Griselda Blanco (1943 - ?): Drug lord who ran Miami-based cocaine trade during the 1970s and early 1980s. She committed her first murder when she was 11. Authorities estimate Blanco killed or ordered the killings of between 40 and 200 people. She was arrested in 1985, and continued her cocaine business from jail. The case against her collapsed, and she was deported to Columbia in 2004. Blanco was last seen in Bogota Airport in 2007.

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Miami Vice: 'Godmother of Cocaine' who built Florida drug empire shot dead in her Colombian hometown by assassin on motorbike

Griselda Blanco (pictured), was convicted of three murders, including that of a two-year-old boy, during the notorious 'cocaine cowboys' era of the and in Miami.

'Godmother of Cocaine' Gunned Down in Colombia: Reports

Griselda Blanco: The Gunned-Down Godmother

The convicted Colombian drug smuggler known as the “Godmother of Cocaine,” Griselda Blanco, was gunned down by a motorcycle-riding assassin in Medellin, Colombian national police confirmed late Monday, according to the Miami Heral

Cocaine Cowgirl: The Outrageous Life and Mysterious Death of Griselda Blanco, the Godmother of Medellín by Jennie Erin Smith

Griselda Blanco: She was known as La Madrina, the Black Widow, the Cocaine Godmother and the Queen of Narco-Trafficking, was a drug lord of the Medellín Cartel and a pioneer in the Miami-based cocaine drug trade and underworld during the 1970s and early 1980s. Blanco at her death her net worth was 2 Billion Dollars!

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Infamous drug trafficker Griselda Blanco is suspected of committing more than 200 murders while transporting cocaine from Colombia to the U.S. She was murdered in Colombia in 2012.

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Griselda Blanco, 'Queen of Cocaine', shot to death by assassins on motorcycles in Medellin on Monday 3 September, 2012.

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