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Son’s tweet may have tipped off cops to El Chapo’s hiding spot

Cops finally have a lead on the whereabouts of notorious Mexican drug lord “El Chapo’’ — thanks to an incredibly dopey mistake by his son.

Jesus Aldredo Guzman Salazar, 29, tweeted a photo of himself and two other men dining at an outdoor restaurant.

https://twitter.com/AlfreditoGuzma/status/638380579205939200/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc^tfw

He used a smartphone, but wasn’t smart enough to switch off the phone’s location-tagging function, according to Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper.

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El Chapo in 2014Photo: Getty Images

El Chapo in 2014Photo: Getty Images

It showed the photo was snapped in Costa Rica.

The face of one of the men is completely obscured by a large emoticon; that of the second man only partially so.

But that person bears a strong resemblance to Joaquin “El Chapo’’ Guzman.

And now the elder Guzman, the leader of the Sinaloa cartel who escaped from a maximum-security jail in Mexico in July, is the object of an intense manhunt in the Central American country.

His son has long taunted police with social-media posts that gloat about his father’s escape.

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