Mexico detains wife of drug baron blamed for U.S. heroin scourge

Mexico detains wife of drug baron blamed for U.S. heroin scourgeMexico’s government said on Sunday it had arrested the wife of top drug lord Nemesio Oseguera on charges of laundering funds for his powerful cartel that is blamed for driving heroin shipments to the United States. Known as “El Mencho,” Oseguera has risen to become Mexico’s most wanted drug lord after Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was extradited to the United States last year to face trial.



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