Guzman, the beauty queen wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo”, turned herself into federal authorities when she was arrested on Monday, a report said Thursday.
Emma Coronel Espuero voluntarily surrendered at Dales Airport in Northern Virginia, source “familiar with the situation” Told vice news.
Sources suggested to the outlet that this could be a sign that the 31-year-old elderly is ready to cooperate with the players.
Federal prosecutors in Washington, DC, where Espuero was charged, declined to comment.
“, I’m not going to answer the anonymously imposed story,” Espuro’s attorney, Jeffrey Lichtman, told The Post.
Aispuro was arrested on Monday following several charges of drug trafficking, allegedly working with her husband’s organization to bring cocaine, meth, heroin and marijuana to the United States.
He is also accused of helping El Chepo’s detailed escape from a Mexican prison in 2015.
The escape plot worked, but Guzman was dropped in 2016.
He was eventually detained in the US, and convicted in Brooklyn federal court in drug trafficking cases in 2019. He is currently serving a life sentence in Colorado.