Mexican drug lord’s final hiding place was in plain sight

January 10, 2016 1:54 PM

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LOS MOCHIS, Mexico — The house where Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman last sought refuge was not out of the way or out of the ordinary.

It occupies a corner lot on a busy four-lane boulevard in a neighborhood favored by local politicians. Guzman’s house looks more like a doctor’s office than a residence. The two-story building is set back from the street and completely obscured by the tops of thick trees. A Montessori school is arou...

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