The drug trafficker and cocaine smuggler whose life-of-crime story became the inspiration for the Johnny Depp film “Blow,” died. George Jung’s cause of death seems to be a short-time illness.
It is reported that he was battling liver and kidney failure and had been in-home hospice care. He passed away in his hometown of Weymouth, Massachusetts.
US day News doesn’t confirm or refuse this reason for his death, and we are waiting for more official information, so stay with us.
His death news is confirmed on his official Instagram page. His official Twitter account also featured the quote, “May the wind always be at your back and the sun upon your face, and the winds of destiny carry you aloft to dance with the stars.”
What is George Jung’s Cause of Death?
George Jacob Jung, known as Boston George and El Americano, served 20 years in prison for drug running. He was released in 2014 but again was back in jail for violating parole for not telling his parole officer he had traveled to San Diego two years later.
Jung was part of the Medellin Cartel, assisting Pablo Escobar to smuggle cocaine into the US.
George Jung recounted his exploits in the book written by Bruce Porter, which was the basis for the 2001 Depp film, “Blow: How a Small-Town Boy Made $100 Million with the Medellin Cartel and Lost It All.”
It is reported that a five-part docuseries recently finished post-production and was picked up by a distributor. No date for release has been announced for “Boston George: Famous Without The Fortune.”
More information about his cause of death will be updated as we receive it. If you have any information, we are eagerly waiting to get your words.
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