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Latino Daily News

Friday December 10, 2010

Bandits Arrested in Yesterday’s Gun Battle in Morelia Connect “El Ponchis” to 3 More Murders (VIDEO)

Three gunmen from the South Pacific drug cartel, the same outfit that allegedly employed 14-year-old Edgar Jimenez Lugo have implicated “El Ponchis” in the murders of three more men. Once arrested, they lead officers to the bodies, buried in clandestine graves near a highway south of the capital.

The bandits, arrested after intense gun battles with authorities in Morelos confessed to several killings and offered to show police where the victims were buried.

One of the three men told police that Edgar Jimenez Lugo, better known as “El Ponchis” (The Pudgy), took part in the crimes because he enjoyed it, not because he was forced or ‘drugged out’.

“El Ponchis,” a US citizen was arrested last Thursday when he and two of his sisters were trying to board a plane to Tijuana, and then to San Diego, where his motherliness. The mother, Yolanda Lugo has been arrested for unlawful re-entry to the US following a deportation.

Photo Credits: Juan Laverde for HS-News