Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman being extradited to US

Department of Justice said Guzman has been charged in six separate indictments throughout the United States in connection with his leadership of the Sinaloa Cartel.”The Justice Department extends its gratitude to the Government of Mexico for their extensive cooperation and assistance in securing the extradition of Guzman Loera to the United States,” the DOJ said. LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is being extradited to the United States, a spokesperson for the Mexican attorney general confirmed to ABC News on Thursday.The spokesperson told the network that Guzman was in the air on Thursday.U.S. custody and was being flown to New York. The Associated Press contributed to this report The convicted crime boss had been held most recently in a prison near the northern border city of Ciudad Juarez.He was recaptured a year ago after making a second brazen jailbreak and had fought extradition since then.The U.S. officials say Guzman is already in U.S.