Republican lawmaker angers Parkland shooting parents New York CNN Witnesses in the case against Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman told authorities the drug lord had sex with young girls he called "vitamins" that gave him "life," according to court documents unsealed late Friday. The allegation comes as a federal jury is set to begin deliberations Monday in Guzman's high-profile drug conspiracy trial in US District Court in Brooklyn. A cooperating witness who testified at trial told investigators that around he helped Guzman drug girls as young as 13 by placing a "powdery substance" in their drinks before the defendant had sex with them, according to the documents. El Chapo lawyer calls prosecution's case a scripted performance by 'lifelong liars' Eduardo Balarezo, one of Guzman's attorneys, said his client denies the "extremely salacious" allegations that "lack any corroboration and were deemed too prejudicial and unreliable to be admitted at trial. The documents had been sealed because prosecutors had convinced the court that the allegations were "irrelevant" to the drug conspiracy charges against Guzman.
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