Mexican Narco Pleads Guilty to Killing U.S. Immigration Agent

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Julian Zapata Espinoza, a member of Mexican drug cartel Los Zetas, pleaded guilty Thursday to the 2011 killing in Mexico of a U.S. immigration agent and the attempted murder of another. Three other defendants pleaded guilty in the same attack. The Feb. 15, 2011 shootings resulted in the death of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent Jaime Zapata and the wounding of ICE agent Victor Avila. Prosecutors agreed not to seek the death penalty in exchange for Mexico's extradition of Zapata Espinoza.

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