More than ten members of the gang MS-13 were indicted Thursday in 7 murders on long island, covering 3 years, including the deaths of several high school students last year.
The office of justice of the Eastern district of new York said that 13 members of the gang La Mara Salvatrucha, known as MS-13, accused in 7 murders, extortion, attempted murder, assault, obstructing justice, arson.
Two of the students - 15-year-old Bottom, Mickens and 16-year-old Kyle Cuevas was beaten with baseball bats and a machete, police said. It turns out the involvement of a gang to death girls and the death of two other victims whose remains were found in the months following their loss. Police have not announced arrests in the last two fatal cases.
One of the victims was involved in "a series of disputes" with the gang MS-13, authorities said. She and her friends became involved in the altercation in Brentwood the week before death. September 13 gang members went looking for victims to kill. According to prosecutors, gang members
September 13 gang members went looking for rival gang members to kill in Brentwood, authorities said. According to prosecutors, the gang members, including one person who was convicted, saw two best friends. The girls went for a walk that night. They recognized Kyle, and received permission to murder of a girl from the leaders of the gang, who were also charged, authorities said. A passerby found the body of the lower classes on the street in Brentwood on 13 September, on the eve of his 16th birthday, said Blue. The next day, Kyle's body was discovered in the yard of a neighboring house.
Authorities claim that a third high school student of Brentwood, 18-year-old Jose Pena, was killed on 3 June 2016, His remains were discovered on 17 October 2016, in a wooded area, which served as the gang MS-13 the burial ground for the victims. Pena was killed because he was suspected of violating the rules of the gang, said Federal authorities.
MS-13 is one of the largest criminal organizations in the United States, according to Federal authorities. International criminal organization, has over 6 thousand members in the United States. More than 30 thousand members operate mainly in El Salvador, Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala, said Federal authorities. MS-13 is the largest and most violent street gang on long island, said the Prosecutor of justice.
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