'Narcos' location scout Carlos Munoz Portal shot dead in Mexico

A Mexican location scout Carlos Munoz Portal was shot to death in a violent region in central Mexico while scouting for season four of Netflix’s popular show ‘Narcos’.

A Mexican location scout Carlos Munoz Portal was shot to death in a violent region in central Mexico while scouting for season four of Netflix’s popular show ‘Narcos’.

Munoz’s bullet-riddled body and car were found in a remote area near San Bartolo Actopan in the state of Mexico near the borders of Hidalgo state.
In a statement to the media, Netflix said, “We are aware of the passing of Carlos Munoz Portal, a well-respected location scout, and send our condolences to his family. The facts surrounding his death are still unknown as authorities continue to investigate,”

Hidalgo is said to have one of the highest murder rates in Mexico.

The seasoned scout worked for Stacy Perskie’s Mexico City-based production company Redrum, has a slew of high-profile credits to his name, including, Sicario, Spectre, Fast & Furious and Apocalypto.

Our deep condolences to the bereaved family for the huge loss!

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