Pablo Escobar Dead Above photo: Members of Colonel Martinezs Search Bloc celebrate over Pablo Escobars body on December 2, 1993, in a photograph taken by DEA agent Steve Murphy. Pablos death ended a fifteen-month effort that cost hundreds of millions of dollars. It was the deathblow to the MedellÃn cartel it became fragmented and the cocaine market soon became dominated by the rival Cali Cartel, until the mid-1990s when its leaders, too, were either killed or captured by the government.
Pablo Escobar: $30 Billion "The King of Cocaine” was one of the founders of the Medellin Cartel and one of the most notorious drug traffickers in history. He was killed by Colombian authorities in 1993. Photo: AP