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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 10:40
Colombia frees hired killer 'Popeye'
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One of Colombia's most notorious hired killers has been released from prison after serving 22 years of a 30-year sentence.

John Jairo, nicknamed Popeye, was the top hit man of late Colombian drug baron Pablo Escobar.

He confessed to killing 300 people and also claimed a hand in up to 3,000 killings in the 1980s and 1990s.

 
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