Carlos Rosales Mendoza


Age: 52

Mexican drug lord and founder of one of Mexico's most violent drug cartels called La Familia Michoacana who was the mastermind of a prison break that freed 25 inmates in 2004 (he was later apprehended and spent the next 10 years behind bars) whose former associates evolved La Familia into the Knight's Templar cartel, which quickly became the main focus of the Mexican government while he was imprisoned, but who had been attempting to rebuild his drug-trafficking empire upon his release in 2014 and was most recently listed as armed and dangerous on the Drug Enforcement Agency's (DEA) most wanted fugitives list earlier this year.

Cause of Death: Homicide

Born: February 12, 1963

Died: December 27, 2015

Gabriel Zamora, Mexico