Jul 30, 2011
Whack-a-mole Drug War: Killer, 15, Is Sentenced in Drug Case in Mexico
Killer, 15, Is Sentenced in Drug Case in Mexico - NYTimes.com: "A 15-year-old whom the authorities had accused of beheading four men as a hired killer for a drug cartel, highlighting the pull of young people into organized crime, was convicted on Tuesday and sentenced to three years in prison.
The arrest in December of the teenager, Edgar Jiménez Lugo, who went by the nickname “El Ponchis,” a reference to his pudgy build as a younger child, shocked the nation because of the gruesome nature of the crimes and his youth. He was 14 when the murders occurred."