Allan Lopez, Jose Sarmiento, Rigel Yohairo, Rodolfo Lopez Charged In Connection To Murder Of Nazareth ClaureBy CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Four reputed MS-13 gang members are facing charges after a woman’s body was found in a car in Queens on Wednesday.

Just before 2 a.m., officers saw the four suspects carry a large object out of a building on Foam Place and place it in the trunk of a car before driving away.

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Officers followed the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop near the Nassau Expressway in Far Rockaway.

They then found the body of 31-year-old Nazareth Claure wrapped in a blanket inside the trunk.

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Police have arrested 22-year-old Allan Lopez, 21-year-old Jose Sarmiento, 20-year-old Rigel Yohairo and 26-year-old Rodolfo Lopez.

Allan Lopez, Sarmiento and Yohairo have all been charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Allan Lopez was also charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Rodolfo Lopez was charged with concealment of a human corpse and tampering with physical evidence.

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Police say one of the suspects, who was also the victim’s boyfriend, strangled Claure.

CBSNewYork Team