Édgar Guzmán López was a Mexican drug dealer. Édgar Guzmán López was the son of Joaquin Guzman Loera, the boss of the powerful international Mexican drug trafficking syndicate.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Édgar Guzmán López came to this world on May 30, 1986. He was from Mexico and his nationality was Mexican.
He died at the age of 26 years old and his zodiac sign was Aries. His parents were Joaquin Guzman Loera (father) and Griselda Lopez Perez (mother).
Likewise, he has three brothers namely Joaquín Jr., Ovidio Guzmán López, and Griselda Guadalupe.
He completed early education at a state school. But, he was unable to pursue college because of uncertain problems.
His father married Alejandrina María Salazar Hernández. And, they together have three kids, his half-siblings namely César, Iván Archivaldo Guzmán López, and Jesús Alfredo Guzman Loera.
His father married his third wife Emma Coronel Aispuro in the year 2007. They had two twin daughters, his half-twin sisters, Maria Joaquina and Email Guadalupe.
Édgar Guzmán López – Body Measurements
Edgar exact height was 5 feet 8 inches tall and his weight was around 65 kilos. His shoe size was 8.5 (UK).
His chest-waist-hip measurements were 42-32-34 inches respectively. Moreover, his eyes and hair both were black.
Édgar Guzmán López – Personal Life
Edgar lived a single life and had no girlfriends. There is no information related to his past relationships with anyone. He was still a teenager.
Career and Professional Life
Édgar was his father’s chosen successor, and he was kept out of the family business until he finished school. And, by 2008, he had grown his first gram of cocaine paste and he decided to do business for the cartel.
He traveled to Chicago, Illinois with his friend Arturo Meza Cazares, defying his father’s orders to stay at home due to the high risk that he would be arrested.
However, he was successful in his career in making the sale, and he flew back to Mexico with Meza.
And, the two of them attempted to sneak back into Culiacan, his father’s home base, and they drove into the city in a red SUV one night.
Moreover, some of El Chapo’s assassins mistook the SUV for Arturo Beltran Leyva’s car. And, so they reported that Beltran Leyva was sighted, and they were ordered to kill him.
Therefore, they fired 500 bullets at the vehicle, riddling the two youths with bullets and killing them.
Guzman’s friend El Metrico recognized the bodies. And then, he was immediately filled with sadness and regret.
Therefore, the news reported that Guzman and Meza had been killed by the Beltran Leyva Cartel, not by friendly fire. He was killed on May 8, 2008, in Culiacan.
He was accompanied by his cousin, César Ariel Loera, and Arturo Meza Cázares, who also died in the attack.
50 thousand red roses in Culiacán
After his death of his, the sadness of his father, “El Chapo” was so great that he ordered to buy all the roses in Culiacán for burial, consolidating this act as a historical fact.
Therefore, the capo’s act is said to have left vendors with no time to stock up on flowers for Mother’s Day. And after the event, a corrido performed by the singer Lupillo Rivera, called ’50 thousand roses,’ was born.
Also, a monument was erected in his honor at the place of his murder.