- Another reason why Emma Coronel, wife of El Chapo, was arrested is uncovered
- Chapo’s wife was caught in Virginia
- The main charge he faces is drug trafficking
A few hours after being arrested at the Dulles International Airport, Virginia, Emma Coronel, wife of Chapo Guzmán, faces drug trafficking charges, but another motive that will fall on her shoulders was also uncovered.
Emma Coronel, Chapo’s wife is scheduled to appear this Tuesday by videoconference before the District Court of the District of Columbia, according to a statement from the Department of Justice, as reported by EFE agency.
With 31 years of age and dual nationality, Mexican and American, Emma Coronel Aispuro, wife of Chapo Guzmán is accused of “participating in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine, methamphetamines, heroin and marijuana for importation into the United States,” according to EFE.
However, another reason was revealed why the ‘influencer’ is arrested: “She conspired with others to help Guzmán in his escape on July 11, 2015 from the Altiplano prison, located in Almoloya de Juárez, Mexico,” it was reported.
As if that were not enough, Chapo’s wife planned another prison break before the kingpin was extradited to the United States in January 2017, according to Justice Department reports.
According to published for ‘El Universal’, Dámaso López Núñez, alias ‘El Licenciado’, a former colleague of Chapo, confessed that Emma Coronel was in charge of the coordination of several escapes of the drug trafficker, the main one being that of the Federal Center for Social Readaptation Number 1 ” The Altiplano ”.
According to Chapo’s right-hand man, Emma Coronel met with Dámaso López and the capo’s children to buy land near the prison, plan the logistics of the escape, send her husband’s messages to his ‘collaborators’ and successfully complete the escape through the famous narco tunnel in July 2015.
El Chapo Guzmán is serving a life sentence in a maximum security prison in Colorado, while Emma Coronel continued to visit him and apparently operate ‘his drug businesses’, for which she is now arrested; together they have two twin daughters.