Suspects in custody in apparent mistaken-identity murder of Bronx teen

Slain teen may have been victim of mistaken identity in sex tape revenge plot

Modal Trigger Lesandro Guzman Feliz is shown on a wanted poster in front of the bodega where he was brutally stabbed to death. Richard Harbus

He was dragged out of the business and slashed in the neck with a machete.

NYPD officials identified a seventh suspect - Kevin J. Alvarez, 19 - and charged him with second-degree murder, manslaughter, assault, and gang assault.

The six suspects in New Jersey were expected to be returned to NY and face arraignment in the Bronx on Wednesday, Clark said.

"He entered a plea of not guilty", his defense attorney, Manuel Portel said. Lesandro Guzman-Feliz bears a striking resemblance to the unidentified young man in the porn video.

Hundreds of mourners turned out Monday to pay their respects to a New York City teen whose brutal killing has garnered national attention - including from numerous celebrities. In that case, a group including suspected gang members chased a boy onto the Bronx River Parkway during rush hour and stabbed him more than a dozen times.

Police release a video surveillance showing two men in the white and black T-shirt as part of a group of men who allegedly hacked Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, 15, with a knife to death in the Bronx on June, 2018. He was never going to give up on his dream of being an NYPD detective & WE'LL NEVER GIVE UP ON HIM.

Fifteen-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz was brutally murdered by a gang of men in an apparent case of mistaken identity. He remains hospitalized in critical condition.

Police say the Guzman-Feliz's death was the result of a "mistaken identity over a sex tape" when the teen got involved in the deadly dispute with the gang. "My son was my son, but he was my best friend", Lisandro Guzman told the Daily News. Guzman-Feliz tries hopping up and over the front counter but is initially blocked by a cashier. "Taverez wore khaki trousers, but he had them hanging so low on his waist that the officer could see the red trousers underneath, a department spokesman said".

"Thank God they were caught", Guzman-Feliz's mother, Leandra Feliz, told local network WCBS.

Thousands attended a vigil Monday night in the Bronx.

He wrote on the page: "Hey everyone I opened up a gofundme account for my brother in law and he's family due to financial difficulties at this moment since he's death was so sudden and tragic".

At the funeral home, Lesandro's father, showed a fresh tattoo of his son on the back of his hand.

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