Woman appealing to husband's captors, 'Please just let him go'

The Morfin's home

McAllen, Texas (AP) -- A South Texas woman is appealing for mercy from Mexico's brutal Zetas drug cartel, which she believes is behind the March 30 abduction of her husband by three gunmen who stormed into their home.

Marina Morfin told The Monitor of McAllen the three smashed through the glass front door of their McAllen home and held her and her 4-year-old daughter at gunpoint on March 30. She says when her husband Armando Morfin arrived home, they took him away.

She said she's grateful she and her daughter weren't harmed, but she appeals to her husband's captors to, "please, just let him go."

A Texas Department of Public Safety database shows Armando Morfin drew an 8-year prison sentence in 1999 after pleading guilty to felony drug possession.