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Mexico re-jails alleged female cartel operator


POSTED: Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 6:00am

UPDATED: Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 6:14am

Cartel leader, known for her looks, leaves Texas prison

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; purported drug cartel operator Sandra Avila Beltran, known as the "Queen of the Pacific," was returned to Mexico from the U.S. on Tuesday and quickly taken to prison to face money-laundering charges.

Avila Beltran, known for her good looks and saucy attitude when she was arrested in 2007, looked haggard and had gray streaks in her once-black hair in a photograph published by local media when she was taken off a plane at the Mexico City airport.

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