/ 24 February 2021

Law catches up with la senora El Chapo

The wife of a jailed Mexican drug lord known as ‘El Chapo’ has been arrested at Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia over claims she was part of a conspiracy to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana in the United States. So just a couple of things… Emma Coronel, a 31yo American/former teen beauty queen, met Joaquín Guzmán in 2007 and quickly agreed to marry the then 49yo when she was 17yo. She’s been accused of being involved in her hubby’s famous prison escapes, including plans to bust him out before his extradition to the US in 2017. El Chapo was Mexico’s most powerful drug lord and was sentenced to life in prison in a federal court in Brooklyn in 2019. Far from keeping a low profile, Coronel attended every day of her husband’s high profile trial and has since featured in the Mexican reality show Cartel Crew.

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