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Body Found at Massapequa Preserve May Be MS-13 Victim: Cops

The remains found on Friday were approximately 100 to 150 feet from a body found in the preserve back in 2017, an official said

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    Body Found at Massapequa Preserve May Be MS-13 Victim

    Human remains found buried in Massapequa Preserve on may be those of an MS-13 gang victim, officials said. Drew Wilder reports.

    (Published Sunday, May 26, 2019)

    What to Know

    • Human remains found buried in Massapequa Preserve on Friday may be those of an MS-13 gang victim, officials say.

    • Detectives found the remains while they were excavating off a path in the preserve, an official said

    • The Medical Examiner will determine who the person was and how the person died

    Human remains found buried in Massapequa Preserve may be those of an MS-13 gang victim, officials said Saturday.

    Detectives found the remains Friday while they were excavating off a path in the preserve, Nassau County Detective Lieutenant Stephen Fitzpatrick said.

    The medical examiner will determine who the person was and how the person died, Fitzpatrick said.

    “We do believe we know who this person is,” he said. “I will not reveal that at this time until DNA tests positive and tells us that that is in fact the person we suspect to be here.”

    Body Found at Massapequa Preserve May Be MS-13 Victim: Cops

    [NY] Body Found at Massapequa Preserve May Be MS-13 Victim: Cops

    Human remains found buried in Massapequa Preserve on Friday may be those of an MS-13 gang victim, officials say.

    (Published Saturday, May 25, 2019)

    Investigators found the body of a young man murdered by MS-13 in the preserve in 2017, according to Fitzpatrick.

    During that probe, investigators learned a second victim could be buried there, he said.

    The remains found on Friday were approximately 100 to 150 feet from the body found in 2017, Fitzpatrick said.

    Yesenia D'Alessandro via AP

    Police didn’t immediately release any additional information. Police planned a press conference Sunday morning. 

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