New guide by veteran Mexico crime reporter Anabel Hernández, Emma y Las Otras Señoras del Narco (Emma and The Different Narco Girls), reveals jailed drug kingpin Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán had three wives
Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán was not solely one of many world’s greatest drug traffickers earlier than touchdown in jail, he was additionally a bigamist, based on a brand new guide.
The guide by veteran Mexico crime reporter Anabel Hernández, Emma y Las Otras Señoras del Narco (Emma and The Different Narco Girls), reveals the jailed drug kingpin had three wives.
Guzmán, who’s serving a life sentence in Colorado’s SuperMax jail, was nonetheless married to his first spouse when he wed Emma Coronel, the wonder queen mom of his 10-year-old twin daughters – who’s serving a three-year jail sentence for serving to to function his Sinaloa Cartel – based on the guide, due out January 25.
Hernandez was capable of affirm that El Chapo remains to be legally married to Alejandrina Salazar. The couple tied the knot in 1977 and have 5 kids, together with Iván Archivaldo and Jesús Alfredo, each of whom are needed by the U.S. on drug trafficking costs.
Chapo is alleged to have wed Griselda López within the Nineteen Eighties earlier than exchanging vows with Coronel in 2007. The California-born Coronel was simply 17 years outdated and had a boyfriend when she first met El Chapo, who was 49 on the time, after being topped in a Sinaloa magnificence pageant in 2006.
Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán remains to be legally married to his first spouse, Alejandrina Salazar, based on ‘Emma y Las Otras Señoras del Narco’ (‘Emma and The Different Narco Girls’), a guide authored by veteran crime reporter Anabel Hernández
Alejandrina Salazar (left) remains to be married to Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán based on the brand new guide, which additionally reveals that he married Griselda López (proper) within the Nineteen Eighties
Emma Coronel turned spouse No. 3 when the 2 wed beneath the ‘regulation of the divine’ in 2007
El Chapo was dancing with one other woman and noticed Coronel on the dance ground together with her boyfriend. El Chapo had somebody method her and requested if she would dance with him.
Coronel obliged and the 2 exchanged vows the next yr on her 18th birthday.
In accordance with the guide, they held a spiritual ceremony in Sinaloa and bribed a priest to officiate the marriage, which was attended by navy members, politicians and the state governor.
Coronel, now 32, stated they wed beneath the ‘regulation of the divine,’ Hernandez writes.
She admitted being oblivious to El Chapo’s enterprise dealings within the early levels of their relationship as safety forces had been poised to arrest him whereas he was on the run after escaping from jail in 2001.
‘It is solely after it got here out within the information that we had gotten married that I began to determine what was happening with him, though I did not actually give it that a lot significance,’ Coronel informed Hernández.
Hernández’s guide additionally contains interviews with wives and different ladies, together with a former Miss Universe contestant and actresses, who had been concerned with leaders of different drug trafficking organizations that operated in Mexico.
Joaquín Guzmán-López (left) and Ovidio Guzmán-López (proper) are two of El Chapo’s 5 kids from his first marriage with Alejandrina Salazar. Each males now maintain hight-ranking positions within the Sinaloa Cartel whereas their father serves a life sentence in america
Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán wed Griselda López within the Nineteen Eighties and had 4 sons, together with Iván Archivaldo Guzmán (left) and Jesús Guzmán (proper). Each are needed by the U.S. for trafficking medicine
Coronel was sentenced final December after pleading responsible to drug trafficking and cash laundering costs.
Her sentencing additionally contains 4 years of supervision following her launch.
It is unknown if there are any authorized paperwork registered in Mexico that may validate the marriage between Coronel and one of many world’s most infamous drug lords.
In accordance with Mexican regulation, bigamy could be punished with a jail time period starting from two to 5 years.