Jhon Jairo Velasquez, a former hit man for Pablo Escobar. Photo: AP Photo

Pablo Escobar cartel hit man known as ‘Popeye’ dies in Colombian hospital

  • Jhon Jairo Velasquez Vasquez once confessed to 300 assassinations by his own hand
  • After his 2014 release from prison, Velasquez became a YouTuber whose channel, Popeye – Arrepentido (Repent), boasts 1.2 million subscribers
Topic |   Drugs
Jhon Jairo Velasquez, a former hit man for Pablo Escobar. Photo: AP Photo
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