Glamorous 'El Chapo drug cartel assassin' who posed in a bikini and with an Ak-47 and was known as the ‘Empress of Anthrax’ is found dead amid suspicions ‘her death may have been a hit’

  • Claudia Ochoa Felix, known as 'Emperatriz de Los Antrax', has been found dead 
  • Felix is believed to have led the assassin unit of the Sinaloa Cartel in Mexico
  • Some local media sources say Felix died during the night of a suspected pulmonary aspiration, and others say it could have been a drug overdose 
  • Felix has consistently denied involvement with drug gangs in Mexico 

A glamorous model dubbed the 'Empress of Anthrax' who was alleged to have drug cartel links has been found dead in mysterious circumstances, according to reports. 

Claudia Ochoa Felix, 35, was said to have been associated with the assassin unit of the Sinaloa Cartel, which was headed by Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman before his extradition to the US.

Felix, who has consistently denied involvement with drug gangs in Mexico, was found dead in a house in Isla Musala in the city of Culiacan, it has been reported.

Claudia Ochoa Felix, who was alleged to have had links with a cell of the Sinaloa Cartel

Claudia Ochoa Felix, who was alleged to have had links with a cell of the Sinaloa Cartel

She is believed to have led the assassin unit of the Sinaloa Cartel, which was headed by Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman before his extradition to the US
She is believed to have led the assassin unit of the Sinaloa Cartel, which was headed by Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman before his extradition to the US

She is believed to have led the assassin unit of the Sinaloa Cartel, which was headed by Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman before his extradition to the US

Some local media sources say she died during the night of a suspected pulmonary aspiration, and others say it could have been a drug overdose

Some local media sources say she died during the night of a suspected pulmonary aspiration, and others say it could have been a drug overdose

It is currently unclear whether she was the victim of foul play or whether it was accidental

It is currently unclear whether she was the victim of foul play or whether it was accidental

When the man tried to wake Ochoa Felix up, she did not respond and he called the local authorities, it has been reported

When the man tried to wake Ochoa Felix up, she did not respond and he called the local authorities, it has been reported

Some local media sources say she died during the night of a suspected pulmonary aspiration, and others say it could have been a drug overdose. 

It is currently unclear whether she was the victim of foul play or whether it was accidental. 

Aspiration occurs when someone breathes foreign objects such as fluids into their lungs. It can cause choking and death.

Reports said that she went to a nightclub in the city and returned to a man's house later that night.

The body of Claudia Ochoa Felix has been taken to a forensic lab to undergo an autopsy

The body of Claudia Ochoa Felix has been taken to a forensic lab to undergo an autopsy

Reports said that she went to a nightclub in the city and returned to a man's house later that night
Reports said that she went to a nightclub in the city and returned to a man's house later that night

Reports said that she went to a club and went back to a man's house later that night

Prosecutor Juan Jose Rios Estavillo said that alcohol and other substances were found in Ochoa Felix's body and that she died of suffocation

Prosecutor Juan Jose Rios Estavillo said that alcohol and other substances were found in Ochoa Felix's body and that she died of suffocation

When he tried to wake Ochoa Felix up, she did not respond and he called the local authorities, it has been reported. 

Her body has been taken to a forensic lab to undergo an autopsy.

According to local media, she worked as a model and was romantically linked to Jose Rodrigo Arechiga, better known as 'El Chino Antrax' ('The Chinese Anthrax'), who headed the Anthrax gang that is connected to the Sinaloa Cartel before his imprisonment.

According to local media, she worked as a model and was romantically linked to Jose Rodrigo Arechiga

Reports also said that she was married to a drug trafficker with the Sinaloa Cartel nicknamed 'El Chavo Felix' who she had three children with.

After 'Chinese Anthrax' was arrested, Felix then became the Anthrax group's leader and the cell followed the orders of Sinaloa Cartel leader Ismael El Mayo Zambada to carry out hits, according to local media.

Prosecutor Juan Jose Rios Estavillo said that alcohol and other substances were found in Ochoa Felix's body and that she died of suffocation, but they are waiting for the autopsy results to learn more.

The investigation is ongoing.

Glamorous drug cartel 'assassin' known as the 'Empress of Anthrax' is found dead

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