MS-13 Gang Member Arrested In Bedford County

A man wanted for the brutal murder of a teenager believed to be from a rival gang in Maryland was arrested in Bedford County Tuesday.

Officials say Jose Coreas-Ventura is part of MS-13, and is accused of murdering Cristian Antonio Villagran-Morales, 18, back in June.

Coreas-Ventura was booked just before 9 p.m., according to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail.

He's charged with being a fugitive from justice and bond was denied, according to the jail's website.

More on this story: ABC 13


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