4 More Mexican Officials Held in 'El Chapo' Prison Escape

September 8, 2015 1:13 AM

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MEXICO CITY — A federal judge in Mexico has started proceedings against four officials accused of aiding the escape of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman from a maximum security prison.

The federal judicial council said in a statement Monday that two of those charged are members of the Mexican intelligence service who worked at the prison and two were prison employees in the control room.

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