Official says Mexico tipped off to mountain hideout of cartel boss killed in fight with troops

  • by: E. EDUARDO CASTILLO , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 12, 2014 - 9:05 PM

LAZARO CARDENAS, Mexico — The recently killed leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel had been hiding out in a wood hut in the mountains and people in the area tipped off security forces to its existence, a Mexican official said Wednesday.