Federal prosecutors have linked two men arrested in the execution-style murder of a drug cartel lawyer in Southlake nearly three years ago to as many as 12 other slayings, according to court documents obtained by NBC 5.
Juan Jesus Guerrero Chapa, the personal lawyer for the one-time leader of the powerful Gulf Cartel, was gunned down in May 2013 as he and his wife were getting in their Range Rover after shopping at Southlake Town Square.
In recently filed court papers, prosecutors say two of the three men arrested in Guerrero’s death were involved in a years-long killing spree in Mexico's third-largest city, Monterrey, only a two-hour drive south of the Texas-Mexico border.
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