MEXICO CITY — The man who eluded Mexican authorities for 13 years looked pudgy, bowed and middle-aged as he was marched by masked marines across a tarmac to a helicopter waiting to whisk him to jail.
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City, Mexico, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. A senior U.S. law enforcement official said Saturday, that Guzman, the head of MexicoÃs Sinaloa Cartel, was captured alive overnight in the beach resort town of Mazatlan. Guzman faces multiple federal drug trafficking indictments in the U.S. and is on the Drug Enforcement AdministrationÃs most-wanted list. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman appeared in a mere handful of photos during his years on the run, staring straight into the camera of an anonymous photographer and defiantly brandishing an automatic rifle in images taken in the mountains of western Mexico and published by local media.
On Saturday, hours after his arrest, he wore a white button-down shirt and beltless black jeans as a marine paraded him handcuffed before the press, one with a gloved hand on the drug lord's neck, pushing his head down as if to make clear that he was now under state control.
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