This is the third in a series of 3 articles about a young teenager called El Ponchis who worked as an assassin for a drug cartel in Mexico. In this article, he is captured and convicted. His sentence will shock you. This article is followed by a set of 10 vocabulary words from the passage to guess the meanings of in context. There are also some questions requiring short answers. It is suitable for Grade 9-10 students depending on their level.