Go Inside the Jail Cell of 'El Chapo'

The notorious drug lord escaped from a prison in Mexico.
2:09 | 07/16/15

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New details on the escape of the notorious drug lord el chapo. This morning we are learning more about the breakout. A role a bird played and ABC is the first American network to go inside his cell. ABC's gio Benitez has the latest from Mexico. Good morning, gio. Reporter: Amy, good morning to you. The cell is a lot smaller than you'd imagine. It's where el chapo spent most of his time tucked away in one of the furthest corners of this prison. Overnight ABC news the first American media inside the maximum security prison. And up until just days ago held the world's most powerful drug trafficker, Joaquin "El chapo" Guzman. With so many secure areas, an escape seems impossible but apparently not for one of the world's most deadly and dangerous kingpins. We are entering chapo's cell, cell number 20. The same cell seen on surveillance video. Here's that camera. There's that surveillance camera capturing el chapo removing his angle monitoring and disappearing in the shower. A blind spot for privacy. This is where he was pacing back and forth almost nervously and walks over here hidden by this wall. That camera couldn't see it. He just ducks and goes right into that hole. Now word that officials reportedly found a small dead bird in el chapo's trash can following the escape suggesting that el chapo's team sent a bird through the tunnel to test the air quality like a canary in a coal mine. El chapo able to breathe just fine through the tunnel ventilated and lit leading right to this half built house used to hide the tunnel's construction. Quite frankly, nothing surprises me. Their ability to corrupt -- they're so well financed. The good guy, we have limited resource and we have to play by the rules. Unlimited resources in organized crime and they make up the rules. Reporter: Authorities still don't know where el chapo is but some think he might be right back in his hometown where he's protected but many doubt he'll ever be caught. Amy. All right, gio, thank you, like a canary in a coal mine. That agent not even surprised, amazing. We move on to Caitlyn

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