NEWBURGH, N.Y. -- The leader of the Newburgh Latin Kings has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for three murders according to U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.
Bharara says besides the murders, Jose Lagos, 23, was sentenced for shootings, brandishing firearms, assaults and drug distribution.
According to Bharara, Lagos is one of 35 members of the gang who were charged in the case. All have been convicted and 26 have been sentenced.
Bharara says the remaining top two leaders of the gang each face mandatory life sentences.