NARCOS: MEXICO Season 2 was recently released on Netflix. But what is the story behind the real Maria Murillo?
If she is Gallardo’s wife then what happened to his first wife?
The second season of the show Narcos: Mexico continues with Felix Gallardo’s (played by Diego Luna) story as his grip on his drug empire loosens.
Across the series, he is also trying to win back his wife Maria Elvira Murillo (played by Fernanda Urrejola) back.
Here’s everything fans need to know about the real woman who inspired the character and who plays her in the show. What happened to Maria Elvira in Narcos: Mexico?
Narcos: Mexico tells the story of the birth of the drug cartels in Mexico back in the 1980s.
This is told through the growth of drug lord Felix Gallardo as well as the DEA officers trying to bring him down.
The second season of the show was released on Netflix back in February and continued Gallardo’s story into the late Eighties.
As viewers will know, this is when the man known as El Padrino began to lose his grip on his drug cartels.
During this time, he succeeded after much persuasion in winning back his family.
However, his reunion with his family comes crashing down when his involvement in Guadalupe Leija Serrano’s (Viviana Serna) death is revealed. Maria forces him out of the house.
Fans were curious whether Maria was a real-life based character or completely fictional.
Turns out, she was the second wife of Gallardo after his first wife allegedly died from leukemia.
However, not much is known about her.
The website capitalcoahuila, reports she was one of the owners Delia Real Estate, according to the Jalisco Public Property Registry.
The Attorney General’s Office (PGR) seized the company’s assets after Gallardo’s arrest in 1989.