" We have been informed of death of Carlos Muñoz Portal, known for his work locations (places of filming), we extend our condolences to his loved ones, " said Netflix in a statement issued Friday, 15 September.
The mexican Institute of cinema (IMCINE) has also regretted death of Muñoz, 37 years old, who had already worked on big-budget films such as " 007 Spectrum ", James Bond series, " Fast and Furious 4 ", or "Sicario" by Denis Villeneuve.
According to local media reports, production assistant was shot and killed Monday in a rural area of State of Mexico, stuck to mexican capital. With 1 174 homicides between January and July, this State is second most violent in country, according to official figures." Several bullet holes "
Carlos Muñoz Portal was gone Monday at wheel of his vehicle to take photographs for series " Narcos ", fourth season, which is not yet tour, must be conducted in Mexico. It is this that suggests last few episodes of season three, centered on Cali cartel, recently released on Netflix.
His body, bearing traces of several bullet wounds, was found in vehicle, according to testimony of one of his friends to Spanish daily El Pais.
Contacted, authorities of State of Mexico was not in a position Saturday to clarify circumstances of tragedy, nor to say wher an investigation was in progress.
The famous actor, mexican Gael Garcia Bernal (" Loves bitches ", " travelogues ", " No ", " Neruda ") has expressed on Twitter his "pain" in face of this death.