Video: Drug Smuggler Dies after Drinking Meth in Front of Feds: A newly released video of a 2013 case shows the moment that a 16-year-old drug smuggler drinks liquid meth in front of authorities in an effort to fool them into thinking it was juice. Just hours later, the teenager died.
While the case is not new, the newly released video has sparked controversy over the conduct of the officers who allowed the 16-year-old Cruz Velasquez Acevedo to drink from a bottle that they suspected contained drugs. The teen’s relatives sued the U.S. federal government and received a $1 million settlement earlier this year, the San Diego Tribune reported.
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