Henry Rodgers on June 22, 2018

Eleven members of MS-13 have been charged in connection with kidnappings and deaths of two teens in Fairfax, Va. whose bodies were found in a local park, according to a Friday report.

The two bodies of Edvin Escobar Mendez, 17, and Sergio Arita Triminio, 14, were found in Holmes Run Park on March 3, 2017 after police received a tip in 2016. When authorities searched the park they found the two bodies buried, NBC 4 reported.

All eleven suspects were born in El Salvador, according to WUSA9.

  • Elmer Zelaya Martinez, aka “Killer” 27, El Salvador, conspiracy to kidnap
  • Erick Palacios Ruiz, aka “Cara de Malo” 20, El Salvador, conspiracy to kidnap
  • Ronald Herrera Contreras, aka “Speedy” 20, El Salvador, conspiracy to kidnap
  • Josue Vigil Mejia, aka “Horror” 21, El Salvador, conspiracy to kidnap
  • Henry Zelaya Martinez, aka “Certero” 24, El Salvador, conspiracy to kidnap
  • Oscar Contreras Aguilar, aka “Atrevido” 20, El Salvador, conspiracy to commit murder in aid of racketeering; conspiracy to kidnap
  • Yonathan Melgar Martinez, aka “Oso” 21, El Salvador, conspiracy to kidnap
  • Pablo Miguel Barrera Velasco, aka “Oscuro” 20, El Salvador, conspiracy to kidnap
  • Anderson Villatoro, aka “Enterrado” 21, El Salvador, conspiracy to kidnap
  • Francisco Avila Avalos, aka “Picador” 20, El Salvador, conspiracy to kidnap
  • Fredys Baires Abarca, aka “Lil Clandestino” 20, El Salvador, conspiracy to kidnap

The eleven suspects each face a maximum penalty of life in prison, if convicted.

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