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Feds announce 4 guilty pleas by alleged Ohio MS-13 members

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U.S. Attorney Benjamin C. Glassman - AP Photo/John Minchillo U.S. Attorney Benjamin C. Glassman - AP Photo/John Minchillo

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The government has announced four guilty pleas by alleged members and associates of the MS-13 gang in Ohio, including two men who could receive life sentences.

The four are among 29 individuals charged in central Ohio in recent years in a racketeering conspiracy that includes five killings as well as attempted murder, extortion, money laundering, drug trafficking, assault and other charges.

The charges include a 2006 killing in Perry County and killings in Columbus in 2008, 2015 and 2016. U.S. Attorney Benjamin Glassman announced the guilty pleas Monday.

The government says El Salvador-based MS-13 consists chiefly of immigrants or descendants of immigrants from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

Authorities say the gang has more than 10,000 members and associates operating in at least 40 states, including Ohio.

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