Inside the $650,000 tombs of Mexico’s notorious drug lords

Arturo Beltran Leyva’s castle-themed mausoleum features an alarm system, satellite television, two bedrooms and a fully-equipped kitchen.
Arturo Beltran Leyva’s castle-themed mausoleum features an alarm system, satellite television, two bedrooms and a fully-equipped kitchen.

By Alasdair Baverstock / Daily Mail

At the end of lives dedicated to violence, crime and the pursuit of wealth, Mexico’s most famous drug lords rest in peace in custom-built mausoleums: buildings which cost more than an average family home in the crime-ridden capital city of Sinaloa.

Gaudy and provocative even in death, the ‘narcos’ of Culiacan have built their own tombs, equipped with 24-hour air conditioning, wi-fi, bedrooms, kitchens, home cinemas and other comforts for their families who come to visit their remains.

Mexico’s largest and most powerful mafia, the Sinaloa Cartel, is based in the state capital Culiacan, and the town’s cemeteries tell the stories of the drug lords’ immense wealth.

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