Wife of “El Chapo” arrested on international drug trafficking charges

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WCBD) – Emma Coronel Aispuro (31), the wife of Mexican druglord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman Loera, was arrested at Dulles International Airport Monday on charges of international drug trafficking.

‘El Chapo’ is the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel.

Cornel Aispuro has dual citizenship in the United States and Mexico. She is “charged with participating in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana for importation into the U.S.” She is also being investigated for conspiring with ‘El Chapo’ in multiple attempted/completed prison breaks.

She is scheduled to appear virtually in court Tuesday.

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