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Prod. Y Dist. Por J. R. S. This corrido takes place in Laredo and it is about Los Hermanos Melendez, Juan and Alejandro. They were nabbed and beat up and taken to jail to make them confess about a murder. Juan told his brother that he didn’t want to see him suffer and that he didn’t do it and he confessed. He was incarcerated for 1 year in Juvenile hall. There wasn’t any witnesses to the crime was tried as an adult and got 30 years in jail. He will be let out in 1991.