Is Sal Magluta dead or alive? Let’s explore the current whereabouts and more facts about the infamous drug dealer, who was one-half of the duo “Cocaine Cowboys”.
Sal Magluta is a former drug dealer, speed boat racer, and media sensation as of today.
He along with his drug-dealing partner Willie Falcon’s life story has become the core story of the new Netflix series “Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami”.
Hence, the Netflix documentary series has fueled the notoriety of the once-forgotten drug kingpin of Miami back in the 80s and 90s.
As of today, Sal along with his close associates has become the center of media attention as the public is demanding more of his backstory.
Is Sal Magluta Dead Or Alive? Where Is He Now?
Sal Magluta is currently alive but is incarcerated at USP Florence ADMAX as of today.
According to his court sentence, he will be spending the rest of his life in jail since his arrest back in the early 2000s.
In 2002, one of the notorious drug lords, Sal was sentenced to a never-ending lengthy 205 years in jail for his involvement in drugs and other organized crimes.
Moreover, Magluta was mainly sentenced to such a harsh punishment for bribing a whole court back in the 80s.
He along with his partner Willie Falcon had bribed a whole court and its jury in 1985 after they were arrested for drug-related crimes.
According to the reports, Sal’s sentence has been reduced to 195 years, which is still useless as he will be long dead by then.
Sal Magluta Wikipedia Bio
Sal Magluta’s bio has yet to make its debut on Wikipedia at the moment.
Nevertheless, since the announcement of the Netflix documentary series, he has taken over pop culture and the entertainment industry by storm.
Moreover, his notorious old days are still in the waiting line to get publicized in the news. Hence, as of today, he and his life story has appeared in most of the media outlets including the top-notch media houses including Vanity Fair.
His full name is Salvador Magluta and was a prominent name in the Miami underworld back in the 80s and 90s.
The cocaine drug lords, Sal and Willie were arrested in 1991 for the smuggling of 75 tonnes of cocaine from Columbia which was worth more than $2 billion. The arrest was the start of their bad days that prompted Sal’s lengthy prison sentence that he is still serving.
Sal Magluta Family
Sal’s exact family background is yet to be investigated though it is reported that he left his home and studies for his aim of earning money.
Aside from drugs and crimes, he was also a keen boat racer. He also made his TV debut back in the old days after winning numerous high-level boat racing tournaments.
Sal’s partner Willie has been deported to his home country Cuba as of 2017 after he had served 14 years of his prison sentence.