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Crime 4 MS-13 gang members accused in murders plead guilty

00:25  08 october  2019
00:25  08 october  2019 Source:   wbaltv.com

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The bodies of four young men were discovered at this spot on Long Island. On Monday, a teenager described as the MS - 13 ringleader pleaded guilty to racketeering charges in connection to the April 11, 2017, slayings.Credit Uli Seit for The New York Times.

Four members of the MS-13 gang accused of killing two people in Anne Arundel County have pleaded guilty.

Joseph Tawadros et al. posing for the camera: MS-13 gang suspects Ronald Mendez-Sosa, Brenda Argueta, Ervin Arrue-Figueroa, Francisco Ramirez-Pena © Anne Arundel County police MS-13 gang suspects Ronald Mendez-Sosa, Brenda Argueta, Ervin Arrue-Figueroa, Francisco Ramirez-Pena

Federal court papers obtained by the 11 News I-Team indicate the gang thought one of the victims, Jennifer Rivera Lopez, 21, was associated with a rival group.

Investigators said Ronald Mendez-Sosa, Brenda Argueta, Ervin Arrue-Figueroa and Francisco Ramirez-Pena lured Lopez to a remote area and killed her in 2017.

Investigators said the defendants hoped their roles in the killing would increase their status within the gang.

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