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Beauty Queen wife of Mexican drug lord Chapo Guzman visits husband at new prison

May 17, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Beauty Queen wife of Mexican drug lord Chapo Guzman visits husband at new prison

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Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman received a visit from his 27-year-old beauty queen wife last weekend at a prison in Ciudad Juarez where he awaits his pending extradition.

Authorities transferred the nefarious leader of the Sinaloa cartel, Guzmán, two weeks ago from the maximum security Altiplano prison (the same facility where he pulled off his brazen escape back in July 2015) to the Cefereso No. 9 prison in Ciudad Juarez, located just across from El Paso, Texas.

According to Univision, officials granted Emma Coronel Aispuro a 45-minute prison visit with her husband on Saturday.

Officials said Coronel Aispuro made the trek from Chihuahua under the utmost secrecy out of concern because of past turf wars her husband took part in as the leader of the Sinaloa Federation and rival criminal organizations including the Juarez drug cartel.

The California-born former beauty Queen told Univision that her meeting with Guzmán was quiet and took place in what she described as a boardroom.

El Chapo is being kept alone in a maximum security wing of the Cefereso No. 9 prison that contains 40 cells. Mexican authorities gave no indication of how long Guzmán will remain at the facility.

U.S. authorities seek to extradite Guzman to the U.S. where he is wanted under multiple indictments in several U.S. district courts.

On Monday, a second federal judge ruled an extradition request out of the Federal Court of El Paso.
The ruling follows last week’s ruling by another federal judge, which approved Guzman’s extradition to the Southern District Court of California.

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