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Acting US Attorney Rohde Announces MS-13 Gang Members Indicted For Murder

July 19, 2017

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY (July 19, 2017) -- 17 members and associates of La Mara Salvatrucha, also known as the MS-13, have been charged with racketeering, 12 murders, attempted murders, assaults, obstruction of justice, arson, conspiracy to distribute marijuana, and related firearms and conspiracy charges relating to the gang’s activities on Long Island, New York. The 59-count, third superseding indictment was unsealed on July 13, 2017, in federal court in Central Islip, New York, and includes charges relating to the Apr. 11, 2017, murder of four young men in a Central Islip, New York park.

Updated August 9, 2017