Kiki Camarena

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Birthday
26, 1947
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
Feb 9, 1985 (37)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
26, 1947
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
Feb 9, 1985 (37)

About

Mexican-American man who worked as an undercover agent for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. When his true identity was discovered, he was abducted by police officers working for drug kingpin Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo, at which point he was tortured and killed.

Before Fame

He was born in Mexicali and served in the U.S. Marine Corps for two years in the 70's.

Trivia

For his work as an undercover agent, he received a posthumous Administrator's Award of Honor, the highest honor given by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Family Life

He was survived by his wife Mika and three sons.

Associated With

He was portrayed by actor Steven Bauer in the 1990 miniseries Drug Wars: The Camarena Story.