Guatemala Extradites Alleged Drug Kingpin to United States

April 30, 2015 8:25 PM

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An alleged narco-kingpin wanted in New York for his purported role in an international drug trafficking conspiracy was extradited to the United States on Thursday, Guatemalan authorities said.

Elio Alexander Lorenzana Cordon, 44, was handed over to U.S. agents and boarded a flight to the United States, said Rudy Esquivel, a spokesman for the Central American nation's prison system.

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