Location scout of Narcos, Carlos Muñoz Portal has been shot dead in a remote yet violent area close to Central Mexico. He was working for Season 4 of the acclaimed show while the tragedy happened. Narcos 4 is expected to portray Mexico’s Juarez Cartel.
Official statement of Netflix says: "We are aware of the passing of Carlos Muñoz Portal, a well-respected location scout, and send our condolences to his family. The facts surrounding his death are still unknown as authorities continue to investigate."
Muñoz has worked on films like Spectre, Fast & Furious, Sicario etc. The car and his dead body were recovered near the borders of Hildago state; an area that is known for the highest rate of murders in entire country.
This sad event has created a cloud on the production status of Narcos 4, if it is going to be Mexico or Columbia.