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FBI identifies latest victims of suspected MS-13 violence

Officials found the bodies of 3 young Hispanic men in wooded areas several weeks ago

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FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities believe the remains of three young Hispanic men found in recent weeks in suburban New York are likely the latest victims of MS-13 gang violence.

The FBI on Tuesday released the names of 16-year-old Javier Castillo and 19-year-old Kerin Pineda. Both were missing more than a year.

Their remains were discovered a few days after authorities found the corpse of another missing teen, 16-year-old Angel Soler.

All were found in wooded areas.

A law enforcement official speaking on condition of anonymity said all three are suspected victims of MS-13 gang violence. The official was not authorized to speak publicly because of an ongoing investigation.

Their discovery makes 25 suspected MS-13 victims on Long Island in the past two years.
Castillo and Pineda disappeared in 2016. Soler vanished in July.

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