He kills Machete's wife and daughter, and leaves him to die at the beginning of the film. Later, it is revealed that Michael Booth was working for Torrez in the search to find and kill Machete once and for all. Booth, Torrez, and Senator John McLaughlin were all also part of a large drug trafficking trade, the funds of which was largely used to fund McLaughlin's re-election campaign. When Machete and The Network arrive at the base of border vigilantes, Torrez encounters Machete and the two of them begin a sword fight. Machete manages to stab Torrez with one of his blades. Although Torrez does not die immediately, he accepts defeat and kills himself via seppuku with the blade he was stabbed with moments before.