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MS-13 member admits to murders

Sep 22, 2018 - Newsday (New York)

An MS-13 member, who was 15 years old when four young men were killed in a Central Islip park, pleaded guilty Friday to taking part in the April 2017 crime.

Shortly before pleading to U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Bianco in Central Islip, Freiry Martinez, now 17, voluntarily agreed to be treated as an adult.

Martinez, of Brentwood, was one of a dozen people, six of them juveniles at the time, who took part in the killings, according to federal prosecutors.  

Martinez p...