For many generations, his family lived at La Tuna. He had three unnamed older brothers who reportedly died of natural causes when he was very young.
The conspiracy trial is set to begin in September, but a page government memo filed in Brooklyn federal court this week outlines the evidence prosecutors hope to present as well as what they don't want the jury to hear. Guzman, the boss of the Sinaloa Cartel, will go on trial in US District Court for the Eastern District of New York on a count indictment accusing him of heading a criminal enterprise responsible for importing and distributing hundreds of tons of narcotics and conspiring to murder rivals.
He has pleaded not guilty. Read More Guzman personally interrogated rivals, prosecutors say Guzman allegedly had "sicarios," or hit men, kidnap rivals and deliver them to him -- "often bound and El chapo guzman -- so he could personally interrogate them, according to the memo.
Guzman allegedly ordered their bodies to be set ablaze before burial in a freshly dug hole, according to prosecutors. Torture and YouTube Aroundwhile at war with the Beltran Leyva organization, Guzman is accused of going after Israel Rincon Martinez, a top lieutenant and enforcer said to have killed Sinaloa Cartel members.
They interrogated and tortured him, the memo said.
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The associates were instructed not to kill Rincon until Guzman could interrogate him. They killed him anyway. Another YouTube video obtained through a government search warrant is also expected to be shown to the jury. In it, Guzman is seen pacing as he interrogated a drug rival, according to the memo.
Mexican authorities made the discovery in the city of Tecate, on the border with California. The infamous Puerto Vallarta disco shootout Prosecutors expect to introduce witness testimony and evidence linking Guzman to numerous violent crimes, including killings during his cartel's war with Tijuana's Arellano Felix organization.
His flights from justice InGuzman escaped from a Mexican prison in a laundry cart with the help of corrupt prison officials. Then, inhe did it again. Associates dug a tunnel into the shower of his prison cell from an abandoned home more than a mile away.
In a widely circulated video of the breakout, Guzman is seen in his cell descending a ladder into the tunnel. He rode a motorcycle to the other end of the tunnel. The memo said prosecutors will introduce evidence related to the two escapes as well as a planned Mexico breakout in late or earlyshortly before Guzman's extradition to the United States.
He allegedly spoke with "family members and other co-conspirators about trying to bribe officials to arrange his movement to another facility in Mexico from which he could more easily flee.
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He is known as "El Chapo" ("Shorty", pronounced [el ˈtʃapo]) for his cm (5 ft 6 in) stature), and he became Mexico's top drug kingpin in after the arrest of his rival Osiel Cárdenas Guillén of the Gulf Cartel.
He was considered the "most powerful drug trafficker in the world" by the United States Department of the Treasury. Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman ran a drug trafficking operation in Mexico known as the Sinaloa cartel. He was first arrested in , but escaped from prison in while serving a 20 year sentence.
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