Radio Interview: Reviewing ‘Dispatches from the House of Death,’ plus a short history of Narco News

Bill Conroy
3 min readNov 2, 2023

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I recently had a great on-air conversation with Ben Reed about my new book, “Dispatches from the House of Death — A Juarez Cartel informant, a DEA whistleblower, mass murder and a coverup on the edge of the Empire.”

Ben is the program director for radio station KYJJ Ke Buena — FM 95.7 and AM 1330.

If you’re interested, a recording of the interview (in English, with some slight feedback buzz) can be found here (and below).

For more on the radio station, click here.

More information on my book and where to find it can be found at this link:

An excerpt from the book:

The House of Death is located several blocks off Panamericana, near a large, seemingly new hotel. We pulled to a stop in front of a house on the short U-shaped Parsioneros Street. All the houses on the street are similar in appearance. But I knew what this house looked like. It had been in my dreams more than once over the past four years of covering the House of Death murders.

From the street, the house, located in Juarez’s Las Acequias neighborhood, looks unassuming — a yellowish brown two-story cinderblock home with a tall wrought-iron fence standing guard in the front yard. The fence gate is



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