Police: Body Found In Shallow Grave On Long Island, Likely Murder Victim Of MS-13 Gang

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Police on Long Island have found a body in a shallow grave and believe it’s another victim of the infamous MS-13 gang.

The remains were found Friday night, buried off a path in the Massapequa Preserve.

Investigators did not reveal the victim’s identity, but believe the person was one of 11 people killed by the violent gang in 2016.

Police on Long Island find a body they believe was killed by MS-13 on May 24, 2019. (Credit: CBS2)

Authorities said Saturday that they’ve been searching for this particular body since finding the remains of another victim two years ago.

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“We do believe we know who it is,” Det. Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick of the Nassau County Police Department said.

“Our investigation has identified people…

Original published: 2019-05-25 19:43:30 Read the full New York City News here

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