Edgar Jimenez Lugo "El Ponchis"
Above is the link of the actual video after his arrest by Mexican police. The video also includes some photos of the teenaged killer posing with victims prior to their decapitation or excecution.
Child Killer Arrested,CUERNAVACA, Mexico — The Mexican army has detained a 14-year-old suspected of acting as a killer for a drug cartel, an army official said Friday. The boy said he had been working for the cartel since he was 11.
The much-rumored alleged young assassin nicknamed "El Ponchis" was captured late Thursday at the airport near Cuernavaca with his 16-year-old sister as they tried to catch a flight to Tijuana and flee the country, said the official, who requested anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the case.
The sister told reporters that they planned to cross the border to San Diego, California, where their mother lives.
The two were brought to the office of the Mexican Attorney General's Office in Cuernavaca early Friday, where the boy told reporters that he had participated in at least four decapitations. The source said his sister was accused of getting rid of the bodies by dumping them on streets and freeways.
"I participated in four executions, but I did it drugged and under threat that if I didn't, they would kill me," said the teen, who appeared calm and showed no remorse.
Another teenage sister accompanied the two, but officials said she was not suspected of being involved in the cartels.
Edgar Jimenez Lugo "El Ponchis" wore blue jeans and a T-shirt and the detained sister jeans and a sweater when they were apprehended. Their airline tickets were already purchased.
The army did not specify where they were detained in the airport or whether they had already passed through security checks.
The attorney general for Morelos state said the two would turned over to state authorities, who handle crimes committed by minors in Mexico.
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Tags: El Ponchis, Edgar Jimenez Lugo, Mexican Cartel, Hitman, Decapitation, Executioner, Child Killer, Cuernavaca, Mexico, Beltran-Leyva Cartel
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