A Federal Court of Southern California will release Dámaso López Serrano“the mini lic“, who is accused of being the intellectual author of the murder of journalist Javier Valdez.
The Judge Dana Sabraw said on Tuesday that Lopez Serranowho served 72 months in prison“has made great strides for the damages he committed as a member of the Sinaloa Cartel“.
“His actions have matched his words and we believe in his sincerity. This defendant has done a tremendous job to alleviate the damage he has done.”
the godson of Joaquin “El Chapo Guzman” said, I offer an apology to all those people whom “I hurt so much with my actions. I did wrong and I admit it“. “I was wrong to choose that path“.
I have suffered the loss of many family and friends. I have been through difficult and painful times, but my family was with me through them. I’m going to be a completely different person than I used to be.
I ask you for a chance to start a new life,” he said.
matt lombarda lawyer for López Serrano, declined to comment on his client’s alleged role in the murder of journalist Javier Valdez.
He also refused to answer questions about whether his client plans to stay in the United States.
In January 2020, a federal judge in Sinaloa ordered the arrest of Dámaso López Serrano for his participation in the journalist’s murder in 2017.
“El Mini Lic”, surrendered to the American justice system five and decided to collaborate with the DEA providing information on other members of the criminal organization.