Netflix's 'Narcos' Location Scout Shot & Killed On the Job in Mexcio

Narcos’ location scout fatally shot in Mexico

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

A friend of Portal's told the Spanish daily that Portal, 37, was killed on Monday in a rural area in Mexico, outside of Mexico City. They are supposedly considering a move to Columbia for the next season of filming, which is where the show had started out before moving to Mexico. The infamous Juárez cartel was briefly featured in the most recent season. The newspaper added that there are fears that Netflix will shoot the series somewhere other than Mexico because of the violence. It's now unclear if Portal's death will affect production or whether the murder will move production back to Columbia. There are no specifics yet on what happened, but he was last seen heading out to the State of Mexico for some production photographs.

The vehicle was found on an unanemd dirt road in San Bartolo Actopan - which is part of the Temascalapa municipality. That works out to a ratio of 12.2 for every 100,000 inhabitants.

Beyond Narcos, Munoz worked as a locations manager on many Hollywood films, including Tony Scotts Man on Fire, Mel Gibson's Apocalypto, and the latest installment in the Bond film franchise, Spectre.

"We are aware of the passing of Carlos Munoz, a well-respected scout, and send our condolences to his family", said the company in a brief message on the matter.

'The facts surrounding his death are still unknown as authorities continue to investigate'.

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