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 Enrique Salazar “KiKi” Camarena

Enrique Salazar “KiKi” Camarena

Birth
Mexicali, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, Mexico
Death 9 Feb 1985 (aged 37)
Mexicali, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, Mexico
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: It was his desire to be cremated. His ashes were released from a plane over Mt. Signal. Mt Signal is near Calexico. He chose that resting place because Mt. Signal is evenly divided by the border, half in the USA & half in Mexico
Memorial ID 8002680 · View Source
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Murdered DEA Agent. It is believed that Special Agent Camarena's death actually occurred on February 9. His body was discovered on March 5, 1985. He was 37 years of age at the time of his death. He was in the U.S. Marines and a Fireman/Police officer in calexico California in the 70s also he was a narcotics investigator for the Imperial County Sheriff Coroner before he was a DEA agent in the early 80s and then was brutally killed and tortured on Feb 7th 1985 when a drug cartel found out he was working with The DEA. And for his heroic battle against Drugs in America we celebrate RED Ribbon Week the last week of October every year.

In 1990 they made a us TV mini-series Drug Wars: The Camarena Story, starring Steven Bauer, Benicio Del Toro, Craig T. Nelson, Treat Williams...

Thank You Findagrave Contributor Marilyn for sending Information about Kiki's Brothers :D

Brother: Eduardo "Lalo" Salazar Camarena
Brother: Ernesto Salazar "Neto" Camarena


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  • Created by: Timmy & Joyce Gibbs
  • Added: 19 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8002680
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Enrique Salazar “KiKi” Camarena (26 Jul 1947–9 Feb 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8002680, ; Maintained by Timmy & Joyce Gibbs (contributor 46549378) Cremated, Ashes scattered, who reports a It was his desire to be cremated. His ashes were released from a plane over Mt. Signal. Mt Signal is near Calexico. He chose that resting place because Mt. Signal is evenly divided by the border, half in the USA & half in Mexico.