5 reputed members of the Trinitarios gang pleaded responsible to first-degree manslaughter prices for the killing of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz within the Bronx 4 years in the past.
The 5 males are the newest to be convicted for the horrific, caught-on-camera slaying of the harmless 15-year-old in a Bronx bodega on June 20, 2018 that left New York Metropolis reeling.
Ronald Urena; Luis Cabrera Santos, 29; Gabriel Ramirez Concepcion, 30, and Danilo Payamps Pacheco, 26, pleaded responsible on Wednesday. A fifth defendant, Jose Tavarez, 26, pleaded responsible on Nov. 16, Bronx District Lawyer Darcel Clark introduced Wednesday.
The lads have been a part of a bunch of 14 “Los Sures” Trinitarios gang members who focused Guzman-Feliz, chased him and dragged him out of a Belmont bodega. 5 different gang members stabbed and slashed the teenager again and again with knives and a machete, killing him, prosecutors stated.
Ronald Urena seems in Bronx Supreme court docket on June 17, 2019 for the killing of “Junior” Guzman Feliz.Richard Harbus
Guzman-Feliz’s killers mistook him as a member of a rival gang, however the boy was simply an harmless teenager.
His mom Leandra Feliz demanded his son’s killers be held accountable, beginning a “Justice for Junior” marketing campaign that unfold nationwide together with the stomach-turning video of his homicide.
The 5 males will likely be sentenced to jail phrases starting from 12 to fifteen years, adopted by submit launch supervision as a part of their plea agreements, based on the district legal professional’s workplace.
Luis A. Cabrera Santos seems for his listening to in Bronx Supreme Court docket on December 21, 2018.
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Jose Tavarez is proven throughout a listening to after he was accused of brutally murdering “Junior” Guzman Feliz.
“The defendants’ actions culminated within the brutal assault on Lesandro “Junior” Guzman… Since Junior was taken from his household, we now have been relentless to realize justice for him,” Clark stated in an announcement.
A number of of Guzman-Feliz’s greater than a dozen attackers have already been convicted and sentenced.
Danilo Pacheco seems in a Bronx court docket on Aug. 13, 2018 for being concerned within the killing of “Junior” Guzman Feliz.Tomas E. Gaston
Gabriel Ramirez Concepcion seems for a listening to on when a pre-trial will begin in Bronx Supreme Court docket on Dec. 21, 2018. for New York Put up
The 5 males who hacked him to demise have been convicted of first-degree homicide by a jury in 2019 and are serving sentences starting from life with out parole to 23 years to life.
“Los Sures” chief Diego Suero and his second-in-command Frederick Then — who ordered their followers to commit violence towards the “Sundown” subset of the Trinitarios the evening the teenager was butchered — have been each discovered responsible of second-degree homicide and are serving sentences of 25 to life.