MS-13 gang member Herberto Martinez sentenced to life for murder of Vanessa Argueta, son

Prosecutors say the boy was killed because gang

Prosecutors say the boy was killed because gang members were worried he would seek revenge about his mother’s death. (December 9, 2013 7:25 PM)

An MS-13 gang member was sentenced today to life in prison for the murder of a mother and her toddler.

Herberto Martinez was sentenced to life plus 60 years in prison.

Martinez was found guilty in the deaths of five people, including 19-year-old Vanessa Argueta and her son, Diego. Prosecutors say the pair was killed execution-style after Argueta befriended a rival gang member.

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