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Emma Coronel’s first 24 hours in prison: “She is nervous, it is not a field day”

Emma Coronel is nervous after her arrest last Monday in the state of Virginia in the United States (Photo: REUTERS / Brendan McDermid / File Photo) Emma Coronel is nervous after her arrest last Monday in the state of Virginia in the United States (Photo: REUTERS / Brendan McDermid / File Photo)

Emma Coronel is nervous after her arrest last Monday in the state of Virginia in the United States, for crimes “related to his alleged participation in international drug trafficking.”

This was confirmed by his lawyer Mariel Colón Miró to . Mexico. In an interview with this digital medium, the defender told how the wife of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán is and is that the situation he faces “is not a walk in the park.”

“Yesterday afternoon I was able to talk to her for a few minutes and like any other person in a similar situation, it is difficult, so I noticed her nervous “, story.

“It’s a normal reaction to be nervous like anyone facing charges like this, because obviously it’s not a walk in the park. It is difficult and of course there are nerves”He added.

She is accused of crimes She is accused of crimes “related to her alleged participation in international drug trafficking.” (JESSE WARD / ZUMA PRESS / CONTACTOPHOTO)

The legal outlook is still uncertain for Emma Coronel, wife of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán and who was arrested last Monday afternoon at Dulles International Airport, in Virginia and near the US capital, for charges related to his alleged participation in international drug trafficking.

According to the United States Department of Justice, the crimes against the former Beauty Queen are: “conspiracy to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana for importation into the United States. In addition, it is alleged that Coronel Aispuro conspired with others to help Guzmán in his escape from the Altiplano on July 11, 2015, a prison located in Almoloya de Juárez, Mexico ″.

It was her lawyer, Mariel Colón, who gave a glimpse of what the former Beauty Queen could face in a foreign prison, in case the North American authorities find her responsible for crimes related to drug trafficking.

“The scene of the charges for which they are accused have up to a maximum life in prison against the guilty. It’s about a life ”, commented the specialist.

Columbus stressed that the defense has estimated that Emma Coronel pleads “not guilty”, although today they only await the reading of the charges against him.

“The first hearing will be from one in the afternoon at a conference, where we will go against a Magistrate Judge. It is merely a formality to read for the first time and formally before the magistrate the charges for which you are accused”Explained one of the defenders who make up Emma Coronel’s legal team.

Mariel Colón was clear about the legal situation that Emma Coronel will adopt: Mariel Colón was clear about the legal situation that Emma Coronel will adopt: “Obviously the lady would be declared not guilty for the moment.” (Photo: REUTERS / Brendan McDermid / File Photo)

“At the moment, it is only the arraignment. Today I do not believe that a statement will be presented, unless it goes through the District Judge and the situation would change; but For now we only have an appointment with the Magistrate Judge and it may be that this afternoon we will have an appointment with the District Judge, but for now we do not”He added.

Mariel Colón was clear about the legal situation that Emma Coronel will adopt: “Obviously the lady would be declared not guilty for the moment.”

The legal team behind the defense of the mother of the twin daughters of “El Chapo” is made up of Jeffrey Lichtman and Mariel Colón Miró, who assured that they will do everything “to give Mrs. Guzmán the best possible defense.”

So far, the controversial wife of the former leader of the Sinaloa Cartel does not have consular help from the Government of Mexico, so she is only under the protection of her lawyers.

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