El Chapo Transferred to Northern Mexico Prison Near Texas Border

May 7, 2016 7:40 PM

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Captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was transferred early this morning to the Ciudad Juarez jail in northern Mexico near the Texas border, according to Julio Herrera, Communications Director for Mexico's Attorney General.

Guzman -- who was captured in January after six months on the run -- was transferred to the northern Mexico prison from the maximum-security Altiplano prison near Mexico City.

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