5 members of the MS-13 gang have been arrested in reference to the dying of a 16-year-old who was stabbed greater than 100 occasions and whose physique was torched, in response to police.
Final Saturday, the physique of Jacson Chicas of Falls Church, Virginia, was present in a wooded space close to Stafford, Virginia. On Friday, police stated that the teenager was killed in Prince George’s County, Maryland.
“He was stabbed round 100 occasions,” Prince George’s County Maj. Brian Reilly stated Friday in saying the arrests, in response to WCHP.
“That goes to how violent this assault was and the way it wasn’t only one one who did this,” he stated.
“100 stab wounds is clearly overkill. That’s sending a message,” he stated.
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Reilly pressured that the dying was a part of an inside gang battle, in response to WTOP.
“Our sufferer on this case was a part of this gang,” he stated.
“These had been his gang-member pals that turned on him. This isn’t a gang conflict. I need to make sure that we get that clear. This isn’t two gangs preventing one another. It is a gang that turned on certainly one of their very own,” Reilly stated.
Due to its violence and nationwide attain, MS-13 has been the goal of a crackdown by the Trump administration.
Is that this another excuse why we have to do away with MS-13?
Crippling loopholes in our legal guidelines have enabled MS-13 gang members and different criminals to infiltrate our communities – and Democrats in Congress REFUSE to shut these loopholes, together with the disgraceful follow often known as Catch-and-Launch. Democrats should abandon their resistance… pic.twitter.com/VkMCIzwt8v
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) Might 23, 2018
Chicas’ mom spoke with WRC, however wouldn’t give her title.
She instructed the station that her son had been compelled to hitch MS-13 in El Salvador and that was why they fled the nation.
She stated that he was making an attempt to interrupt away from the gang, and that in one confrontation once they threatened his household the teenager instructed his fellow gang members to kill him as a substitute.
When the physique of Chicas was found, it was nonetheless burning. Police stated they had been capable of establish him from a tattoo on his left arm.
Police stated they didn’t know the precise motive Chicas was killed.
“On March 8th, the sufferer and a number of other members traveled to Prince George’s County to attend a gathering at the house of the clique’s chief. At that assembly, for causes that are beneath investigation, there was a confrontation throughout which the 16 12 months previous was attacked and killed,” police stated in an announcement.
The 5 suspects, Jose Ordonez-Zometa, 29; Jonathan Castillo-Rivera, 20; Kevin Rodriguez-Flores, 18; Christian Martinez-Ramirez, 16; and Jose Hernandez-Garcia, 25, have been charged as adults with first-degree homicide.
Police stated that though the MS-13 members had been arrested in Maryland, the group operates out of Fairfax County, Virginia.
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