Who killed Griselda Blanco? The true story of the hitman that Netflix ignores in the series starring Sofía Vergara

Sofía Vergara plays Griselda Blanco in the Netflix series.

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The Netflix series about Griselda Blanco has left a good taste in the mouths of subscribers, who show interest in the story of the leader of drug trafficking between Colombia and the United States during the 1970s.

The murder of Griselda Blanco has aroused the interest of Mexicans in recent days thanks to the premiere of the series of Netflix released on January 25, which tells the story of the Colombian drug trafficker. In the lead role, Sofía Vergara plays Griseldaand although he has received praise for his convincing characterization, his death at the hands of the hitman responsible has also attracted attention.

Who was the one who killed Griselda Blanco? How did the attack occur and what were the reasons? Here we tell you everything that is known.

Who killed Griselda Blanco?

Griselda Blanco was murdered by a hitman on September 3, 2012 on the streets of Medellín, Colombiaafter having been released after serving approximately 4 years in prison in the United States. Griselda was linked to at least 250 homicides.

According to information from the Colombian newspaper ‘Time’, Griselda Blanco’s murderer was a man of around 30 years old who was on a motorcycle when he intercepted the woman from Cartagena. The drug trafficker died from two gunshot wounds to the head at the age of 69.


Griselda Blanco came to be considered the “black widow” of Medellín.


The tragedy in Blanco’s family did not stop there, 3 of her 4 children, Dixon, Uber and Osvaldo, suffered the same fate as her due to “settling scores” by her enemies. The fourth son, Michael Corleone will release a book to tell his perspective on his mother’s life.

The end of the series about Griselda Blanco, explained

With only 6 episodes, the Netflix series tries to summarize the story of Griselda Blanco; However, the ending has baffled those who have already seen it in its entirety. The production of Eric Newman – co-creator of the series – decided to omit the last years of the criminal.

Sofía Vergara plays Griselda Blanco

The Netflix story about Griselda Blanco doesn’t end with her death for a reason.


Which was the reason? In a recent interview recovered by the portal SpinofNewman explained the meaning of the outcome, which concludes with Blanco’s arrest and the news of the murder of his children.

“We had to show that he is someone who cared about his children. For us, the loss is not her death many years later, it is the loss of what she was trying to protect,” she expressed.

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