Emma Coronel has been sentenced to three years in prison for drug trafficking offenses, but now a question arises that has attracted attention: Where is the wife of Joaquín el Chapo Guzman?
Infobae reported that the mystery began on November 30, when the authorities sentenced the former beauty queen.
On that occasion, Judge Rudolph Contreras said that the Mexican-American citizen would be transferred to a US prison, but he refused to specify the location of the prison.
Almost a month after the hearing, Coronel’s whereabouts are unknown.
Prosecutors had declared that the new house of the woman from Chapo It could be near the northern US-Mexico border. USA
While her lawyer, Mariel Colón, stated in an interview for a North American program that they had requested the transfer of her client to a California prison, due to the climate, the facilities and the proximity to her family.
The lawyer added that Coronel is in custody of the US Marshals but she does not know when she will be sent to prison.
He said Emma’s whereabouts may never be known, as she is protected as a high-profile person.
Emma Coronel it will happen 36 months isolated in a prison in the United States. The District of Columbia Judge Rudolph Contreras handed him that prison sentence for drug trafficking and money laundering.
The publication indicates that the sentence was not a surprise, since Coronel was pointed out by prosecutors as a minor participant in the drug trafficking issue.
During the sentencing hearing, Coronel had the right to speak before the sentencing, at which point he took the opportunity to ask the judge for clemency and return to his twins.
The United States authorities wanted Coronel to be sentenced to 48 months in prison on the grounds that he was just a cog in the Sinaloa Cartel.
However, a shorter sentence was issued, of which the nine months he has been in jail will be taken into account and he could be released in January 2024 or earlier if you are in good standing.
Prior to the conviction, it was indicated that Coronel had reached an agreement to obtain a sentence reduction.
Now, the attention of the US justice is directed towards Los Chapitos and Ismael el Mayo Zambada, who would be in charge of the Sinaloan criminal organization.
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A few days ago, the US government offered a reward of 20 million dollars for information leading to the capture of the heirs of the Chapo Guzmán, Ovidio Guzmán López, Iván Archivaldo Guzmán Salazar, Jesús Alfredo Guzmán Salazar and Joaquín Guzmán López.
In 2019, the government of that country filed charges against two sons of the Chapo, Joaquín and Ovidio, who was captured and released by the authorities in October of that year.