Lawyer: Mexican Drug Lord Changes Mind, Wants Extradition

March 2, 2016 2:56 PM

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A lawyer for drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says his client now wants to be extradited as soon as possible to the United States. He complains that guards at a Mexican maximum-security prison won't let him sleep.

Lawyer Jose Refugio Rodriguez says Guzman told him to negotiate with U.S. authorities for a lighter sentence and confinement at a medium-security prison.

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