Funeral held for NY teen slain in suspected gang violence

The mother of one of four young men found slain in a suburban New York park in what police suspect was the work of a street gang called for her community to support police as she left her 16-year-old son's emotional funeral.

"I hope that if he is caught, justice is done," Blanca Llivicura told reporters as she left a funeral Mass on Wednesday for her son, Justin Llivicura. He was among the victims of what police suspect was the latest of an onslaught of killings by the MS-13 street gang. Eleven victims have been found dead in two adjoining communities, Brentwood and Central Islip, since September.

The four men found April 12 in a community park near a children's...