What happened to Dolly Moncada? Dolly Moncada was the wife of Kiko Moncada, one of the leaders of the Medellin Cartel and a close associate of Pablo Escobar, the notorious Colombian drug lord. She was portrayed by Ana de la Reguera in the Netflix series Narcos, where her name was changed to Judy Moncada.
Who was Dolly Moncada?
Dolly Moncada was born in Colombia and married Kiko Moncada when she was 18 years old. She became involved in the drug business with her husband, who ran the cocaine labs for Escobar. She enjoyed a lavish lifestyle and had two children with Kiko.
Dolly Moncada witnessed the rise and fall of the Medellin Cartel, as well as the violence and corruption that came with it. She also had a personal feud with Escobar, who ordered the murder of her husband in 1992. Kiko Moncada was killed along with his brother Fernando by Escobar’s hitmen at La Catedral, the luxurious prison where Escobar was held.
What did Dolly Moncada do after her husband’s death?
Dolly Moncada swore revenge on Escobar and joined forces with his enemies, forming a paramilitary group called Los Pepes (People Persecuted by Pablo Escobar). Los Pepes was supported by the rival Cali Cartel, as well as some corrupt police officers and politicians. They waged a bloody war against Escobar and his associates, killing many of them and destroying their properties.
Dolly Moncada also cooperated with the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration), providing them with valuable information about Escobar’s operation. She was flown to Washington, D.C., and was debriefed by the DEA agents Steve Murphy and Javier Pena1. She revealed details about Escobar’s finances, contacts, hideouts, and enemies.
What happened to Dolly Moncada after Escobar’s death?
Escobar was killed by Colombian police on December 2, 1993, after a massive manhunt. His death marked the end of the Medellin Cartel and Los Pepes. Dolly Moncada entered the witness protection program and moved to the United States with her children. She changed her name and identity and started a new life.
Dolly Moncada’s current whereabouts are unknown, but she is believed to be still alive and living under a different name. She has never spoken publicly about her past or her involvement in the drug war. She remains one of the few survivors of the Medellin Cartel and Los Pepes.