JOAQUIN “El Chapo” Guzman Loera’s wife was arrested on Monday in Virginia in connection with her alleged involvement in international drug trafficking.
Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, was arrested at Dulles International Airport, the Department of Justice announced in a press release.
She is set to appear in federal court on Tuesday in the US District Court for the District of Columbia.
Aispuro faces charges of participating in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana for importation into the US.
In addition, Aispuro is charged with allegedly conspiring with others to help her husband escape from Altiplano prison in Almoloya de Juarez in Mexico, in July 2015.
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