Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman had a good run while it lasted.
But unfortunately, his life of crime, drugs, and violence are about to be behind him. The Mexican drug kingpin has been found guilty on all 10 counts being held against him. If you recall, his daughter even claimed he snuck into the U.S. two times!
They gave the verdict on Tuesday, in a federal courthouse in Brooklyn. A jury of 12 people returned guilty verdicts for his engagement in a continuing criminal enterprise, conspiracy to launder narcotics proceeds, international distribution of cocaine, heroin, marijuana, and other drugs and use of firearms.
TMZ reports that after jurors read the verdict out loud, Chapo was visibly confused, while his wife, Emma Coronel, sat saddened by the news.
The drug lord is looking at a mandatory life sentence, with no chance of parole. He can expect to appear back in court on June 25. Starting that day, Chapo will be read his sentencing.
But hopefully, whatever his sentencing, he doesn’t escape this time around. Previously, El Chapo escaped through a tunnel, after his capture in 2014 by the Mexican government.
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