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Two of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s sons have been indicted on drug conspiracy, hardly a week after the Mexican kingpin was found guilty of running a drug cartel.
Joaquin Guzman Lopez, 34, and Ovidio Guzman Lopez, 28, has been charged in a case opened in Washington, D. C. the last week.
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The two brothers, both of which shall be deemed to be residing in Mexico, allegedly conspired to distribute cocaine, meth and marijuana into the united states from April 2008 to April 2018, the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia said Thursday.
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The pair’s father, 61-year-old El Chapo, was sentenced on Feb. 12 of the drug conspiracy after a three month long study in New York. The jury of 12 people to their decision in a federal court in Brooklyn on the sixth day of deliberations, in which Guzman was the leader of the Sinaloa cartel that conspired to commit murder.
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One of the most notorious drug traffickers in modern history, he was extradited to the U.S. in 2017, after the Mexican authorities captured him in a year prior during raids in Los Mochis, Sinaloa. He was free at that point after a dramatic escape in which he was a tunnel from a Mexican prison.
Fox News’ Marta Dhanis, Katherine Lamb, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.