Latin Kings leader pleads guilty to racketeering in Md.


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Latin Kings leader pleads guilty to racketeering in Md.

A leader of the Latin Kings who helped establish the criminal organization in Maryland has pleaded guilty to racketeering charges, including for trying to kill a man in Wheaton who made a disparaging remark about the street gang.

Prosecutors said Andres Echevarria, 33, of New York, was an enforcer for Latin Kings factions in Maryland and New York. The leadership is predominantly located in Chicago and New York.

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