Wife of drug kingpin
The wife of the Mexican drug king Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was arrested in the United States on Monday. She is accused of helping her husbandand plan his daring escape from a Mexican prison in 2015.
Emma Coronel Aispuro, a 31-year-old former beauty queen, was arrested at Dulles International Airport in Virginia and is expected to appear in federal court in Washington on Tuesday. She is dual citizen of the United States and Mexico.
Her arrest is the latest twist in the bloody multinational saga involving Guzman, the longtime head of the Sinaloa drug cartel. Guzman, whose two dramatic prison escapes in Mexico led to a legend that he and his family were virtually inviolable, was extradited to the United States in 2017 and is serving life in …