Police identify body of suspected MS-13 victim found in Roosevelt

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Nassau police have identified the body found last week in Roosevelt.

They say the remains are that of 19-year-old Josue Amaya Leonor.

MORE: Police find body after 3rd arrest in MS-13 slaying

The teen’s remains were found Wednesday in a wooded area of the Roosevelt Preserve.

His family says he was known to relatives and friends as Joshua Aguilar.

Police say he was the victim of MS-13 violence.

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    A Long Island family believes they could soon have closure after police say the body found in a wooded area of Roosevelt was “no doubt an MS-13 murder.”A Long Island family believes they could soon have closure after police say the body found in a wooded area of Roosevelt was “no doubt an MS-13 murder.”

    A Long Island family believes they could soon have closure after police say the body found in a wooded area of Roosevelt was “no doubt an MS-13 murder.”

    A Long Island family believes they could soon have closure after police say the body found in a wooded area of Roosevelt was “no doubt an MS-13 murder.”

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