Three of five MS-13 Gang members charged with murdering a 16-year-old girl in Baltimore County, Maryland, are illegal aliens, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency confirmed on Tuesday.
Weeks ago, the Baltimore County Sheriff’s Office charged 19-year-old Jonathan Pesquera-Puerto, 20-year-old Edys Valenzuella-Rodriguez, 19-year-old Wualter Hernandez-Orellana, 16-year-old Asael Ezequie Gonzalez-Merlos, and 21-year-old Wilson Art Constanza-Galdomez with murdering 16-year-old Gabriela Alejandra Gonzalez Ardon.
According to investigators, the five MS-13 gang members lured Ardon into the Loch Raven Reservoir before murdering her. Police discovered Ardon’s body in May.
ICE officials revealed that Constanza-Galdomez, Hernandez-Orellana, and Pesquera-Puerto are illegal aliens from El Salvador and Honduras who crossed the United States-Mexico border as Unaccompanied Alien Children (UACs).
Two of the illegal aliens benefitted from New York and Maryland sanctuary policies, ICE officials said.
Constanza-Galdomez was arrested in Suffolk County, New York, in February 2018 and was eventually turned over to ICE. In May 2018, though, an immigration judge released