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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Ohio

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Law Enforcement to Announce New Charges in MS-13 Case, Including Five Central Ohio Murders

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A second superseding indictment returned here today charges 23 individuals alleged to be members and associates of the Columbus clique of MS-13 in a racketeering conspiracy. The most recent indictment includes crimes that could make some of the defendants eligible for the death penalty.

 

The briefing will be held:

 

TODAY: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2018

 

WHEN:           2:30 P.M.

 

WHERE:         U.S. Attorney’s Office

                        Main Conference Room

                        303 Marconi Blvd. Suite 200

                        Columbus, Ohio 43215

 

WHO:             U.S. Attorney Benjamin C. Glassman

                        Angela L. Byers, Special Agent in Charge, FBI

                        Franklin County Sheriff Dallas Baldwin

                        Caleb Lowe, Assistant Field Office Director, ICE Enforcement & Removal Operations

                        Tim Becker, Deputy Chief, Columbus Division of Police

                       

                                              

Room available beginning at 2:15 P.M. No TV lighting or multbox will be available. ID will be required for entrance at Security.

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Topic(s): 
Violent Crime
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Contact: 
jennifer.thornton@usdoj.gov
Updated February 15, 2018