Judge Delays Ruling on Jorge 'Rivi' Ayala's Request for Sentence Reduction / by rakontur

Jorge 'Rivi' Ayala in Miami-Dade Court (photo via @DavidOValle305)

Jorge 'Rivi' Ayala in Miami-Dade Court (photo via @DavidOValle305)

via Miami Herald

Cocaine Cowboys hitman Jorge Rivera Ayala, suspected of 35 drug slayings and convicted in three, made a return to Miami-Dade criminal court Thursday as he seeks to get his life prison sentence reduced.
 
A Miami-Dade judge, however, held off on ruling whether Ayala can explore claims prosecutors long ago promised to help the convicted killer get out of prison.
 
Ayala, 48, is a notorious figure in Miami crime lore, and his testimony was key in the case against Griselda Blanco, the savage South Florida drug kingpin of the 1970s and ‘80s.