Funerals held for teens found dead near Brentwood school

Kayla Cuevas, 16, and her best friend, Nisa Mickens, 15, were killed last week in what police believe is a gang-related slaying at the hands of MS-13 members. Mickens' funeral service was held at Rose’s Funeral Home in Bay Shore on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. A funeral Mass for Cuevas was held at St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016.

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