Is 'El Chapo' hiding in Costa Rica?
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - Drug Lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, who escaped from a maximum security prison in Mexico in July, may be hiding out in Costa Rica, according to his son's Twitter account.
El Chapo's son, Jesus Alfredo Guzman, often uses social media to brag about his dad’s prison bust. Well, on August 31, Jesus posted a photo but had on a Twitter feature that tags the location. It says their in Costa Rica.
Authorities are now investigating whether the Sinaloa Cartel boss fled to the Central American nation. 'El Chapo' escaped from prison through a 1 mile tunnel from a small opening in the shower area of his cell.
A crime-fighting group in Illinois says that Guzman's escape from a Mexican prison means the man known as 'El Chapo' will regain his title as Chicago's Public Enemy No. 1.
The only other time the Chicago Crime Commission applied that label was to gangster Al Capone in 1930. They applied it to Guzman in 2013 to highlight how his Sinaloa cartel dominates Chicago's narcotics trade.