TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — In addition to the original seven, three people have been arrested and charged in the death of a man whose body was found near a Towson apartment building in July, bringing the total charged to 10 people.
Daniel Alejandro Alvarado Cuellar’s body was found July 31 in the 8400 block of Loch Raven Boulevard.
Six of the seven originally arrested are part of a federal gang database for MS-13. Two of the suspects are juveniles, 16 and 17 years old.
Police had been called to the scene around 3:30 a.m. for a report of a cardiac arrest.
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When they arrived they found him unresponsive with trauma to his upper body.
Baltimore County Police said he was the intended victim of a planned murder, officially ruled as a homicide by multiple sharp force objects.
They are identified as follows:
- Hugo Leonel Martinez-Vasquez, 22, of the 300 block of Limestone Valley Drive, held on no bond status after a bail review hearing Wednesday.
- Jose Alexi Villacorta-Rivas, 19, of the 10000 block of Cranbrook Hills Place, held on no bond status pending a bail review hearing Thursday.
- Yoni Membreno-Parada, 17, of the 10000 block of Cranbrook Hills Place, held on no bond status following a bail review hearing Wednesday.
Police said no other arrests are expected in this case.
While MS-13 is typically associated with Maryland’s D.C. suburbs, there are a number of members in the Baltimore area, said Tony Avendorph, a retired gang Investigator in Prince George’s County and Los Angeles.