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“El Chapo” wife pleads guilty to drug trafficking

WASHINGTON: The wife of Mexican drug trafficker “El Chapo”, Emma Coronel, arrested in February at Washington airport, pleaded guilty on Thursday to having participated in the trafficking of the powerful Sinaloa cartel, as part of an agreement with prosecutors US federal governments.

During a hearing before Washington Federal Judge Rudolph Contreras, this 31-year-old former beauty queen, also an influencer and apprentice designer in her spare time, said she was “guilty” of the three charges against her, namely: participation in drug trafficking, money laundering  and transactions with a foreign drug trafficker.

She is expected to know her sentence at a hearing set for September 15.

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