NYC court upholds conviction, sentence of street gang leader

Published 12:33 am, Thursday, February 25, 2016

ms 13 nyc gangNEW YORK (AP) — A New York City federal appeals court has upheld the conviction and life sentence of the leader of the MS-13 street gang convicted of racketeering in the deaths of a 19-year-old Long Island woman and her toddler son.

Newsday reports ( ) that the Manhattan court rejected Heriberto Martinez claims on Wednesday. One of those claims said using an anonymous jury during his 2013 trial violated Martinez’s rights.

Martinez allegedly sanctioned the 2010 kil#i*ggs of Vanessa Argueta and her 2-year-old son, Diego Torres. He was sentenced to three life terms, plus 60 years.

Read more here:


stef Posted by on Feb 26 2016. Filed under News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

Leave a Reply


Search Archive

Search by Date
Search by Category
Search with Google

Photo Gallery

Log in |
  • Hispanic Gangs
  • Prison Gangs
  • Email
  • Other Cities
  • Crip Gangs
  • Blood Gangs
  • Asian Gangs
  • Forums
  • Shop
  • Injunctions
  • Contact
  • Resources