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Location Scout For Narco's Found Shot Dead In Mexico While Working

In a horrible case of life imitating art, a location scout for Netflix's crime drama Narcos was found shot dead in Mexico last week while checking out places for the series' upcoming fourth season. 

Variety reports that Carlos Munoz Portal was shot to death on Monday in a region of central Mexico known for its violence. 

"We are aware of the passing of Carlos Munoz Portal, a well-respected location scout, and send condolences to his family," Netflix said in a statement. "The facts surrounding his death are still unknown as authorities continue to investigate." 

Portal had also worked on such productions as Spectre, Sicario and Fast and Furious.