Away from all the luxury that she was used to, Emma Coronel, 31, awaits her hearing this Thursday in which she is expected to plead guilty in the Federal Court of the District of Columbia of drug trafficking, money laundering and for getting involved in the management of drug-related companies.
Just a few hours after its meeting with the US authorities, the US Department of Justice declassified the file 1: 21-cr-00255-RC of Coronel and which warns of the charges he faces.
When the history of Joaquin the Chapo Guzman Loera, his wife, Emma Coronel, opens a new epilogue.
Colonel Aispuro– a former beauty queen of underrated intelligence – could plead guilty this week to drug trafficking and helping her husband escape from prison in 2015.
As did her acquaintances from the Sinaloa Cartel, the 31-year-old woman, and of dual nationality, would finally choose to accept a plea agreement, all in exchange for a not so severe sentence, because the crimes for which she is accused –faces charges of trafficking cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana– The minimum penalty is 10 years in prison and the maximum, life imprisonment.
The woman’s lawyer, Mariel Colón told Univision News that this month, Emma could close the deal with the US authorities but that, unlike the other members of the Sinaloa Cartel, there will be no cooperation with the US government.
With the conviction of Coronel, she would be accepting her ties with the Sinaloan organization; however, the charges that Emma would accept have not been specified.
Colón explained to the US news network that his client fears for her life and that of her twins, after the news spread that she turned herself in to be a cooperating witness. According to experts, her daughters could be the main reason by which it agrees with the authorities of that country.
The Sinaloan went from jet set to a precarious life in the detention center in Alexandria, Virginia (USA) where she is currently confined. Regarding that, the journalist Oscar Balderas assures that Coronel, accustomed to a life of luxury, could not spend the rest of her life in a place like the prison.