BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Maryland MS-13 member was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in federal prison for his role in a racketeering conspiracy that involved a murder.
According to a plea agreement, Daniel Flores-Ventura, 26, of Aspen Hill, admitted to being a member of the Uniones clique of MS-13 and taking part in racketeering activities, including murder, drug distribution and other violent crimes. He pleaded guilty in April.READ MORE: Busta Rhymes, Chaka Khan To Perform At AFRAM Festival, Will Be Held On Juneteenth Starting 2022
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On July 16, 2015, Flores-Ventura and other gang members lured a person they believed to be a rival gang member to Woodbridge, Virginia, where they hit the victim in the head and stabbed them multiple times until they died, the justice department said.
Flores-Ventura was also sentenced to five years of supervised release after his prison term.MORE NEWS: Blood Donations Needed As US Faces Severe Shortage, Red Cross Says
Three other people have pleaded guilty in the case and are scheduled to be sentenced later this year.