A CARTEL gangster is believed to have dissolved as many as 650 people in acid after a mass grave was discovered in Mexico.
Thousands of fragments of bone have uncovered by cops believed to belong the victims of the gangster nicknamed El Pozolero – the Stew Maker.
Real name Santiago Meza Lopez, he was first captured in 2009 and confessed to helping the Sinaloa cartel get ride of bodies.
Hundreds of people disappear every year as cartel wage bloody war with each other over the drug trade in Mexico.
Lopez is believed to have operated at a farm known as the Chicken Coop in the city of Tijuana near the border with the US.
There he used used acid in barrels to dissolve human remains on orders from the cartel.