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Police commissioner on homicide: 'We are in the midst of a war'

On Thursday, April 13, 2017, Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini held a news conference to talk about four bodies that were found behind a park on Clayton Street in Central Islip on Wednesday night. Sini suspects the MS-13 gang is responsible. He said the Suffolk police will be have "all hands on deck" and will be working with the FBI until the responsible parties are found. Sini offered a $25,000 "fast cash reward" for any information that leads to an arrest. Please call 800-220-TIPS; all calls will remain confidential.

The discovery of the mutilated bodies of four young men in a Central Islip park prompted Suffolk County’s top cop Thursday to declare war on MS-13, a violent street gang believed to behind a spate of slayings in the Brentwood area.

Meanwhile, a graphic video purportedly depicting the dead bodies was sent Thursday to the girlfriend of a missing teenager; his family said the video showed their...

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