From Boing Boing.
Mexican Drug Lord Assassinated By Killer Clowns
Francisco Rafael Arellano Félix, the eldest brother in Mexico's
once-dominant Tijuana drug cartel, was shot to death by gunmen disguised
as clowns at a children's party on Friday.
The 63-year-old drug lord was also known by the nicknames "El Pelón" (the baldie) or Menso, ("stupid/crazy").
He was assassinated by a man in a clown suit during a family gathering at an upscale resort in Cabo San Lucas, a popular tourist destination on the Baja California peninsula, state special investigations prosecutor Isai Arias told Associated Press on Saturday: "An official of the Baja California Sur state prosecutor's office told the AP that the costumes included a wig and a round red nose"