Jamaican drug lord gets 23-year sentence

Associated Press
FILE - In this June 24, 2010 file photo, DEA agents bring Jamaican gang leader Christopher "Dudus" Coke From Westchester County Airport to a waiting vehicle in White Plains, New York. Coke, who pleaded guilty to U.S. charges of drug and gun trafficking, has been sentenced to 23 years in prison Friday, June 8, 2012 in federal court in Manhattan. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano, File)

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Christopher "Dudus" Coke, the Jamaican drug lord whose extradition sparked a minor civil war on the island country that took more than 70 lives, was sentenced June 8 to 23 years in an American prison.

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