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Long Island MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty In Murder Of Teenager


The leader of an MS-13 clique on Long Island pleaded guilty to murder and conspiracy charges this week.

The gang member was charged with ordering the murder of a 15-year old, which was then carried out.

He was also charged with planning the murder of an alleged fellow MS-13 gang member for being disloyal to the group.

The defendant admitted that he reported to gang leadership in El Salvador and the United States.

He is expected to be sentenced to 24 years to life in prison in 2020.

Jay Shah is a former Long Island bureau chief at WSHU.