NY police find remains of a fifth Long Island teenager

In this Sept. 27, 2016 photo, a memorial for Nisa Mickens and Kayla Cueva is located near the locations where their bodies were found in Brentwood, N.Y. The girls, who were best friends, were found murdered. Multiple teenagers from the same Long Island high school have been found dead and while police suspect all the deaths are related to gang violence, they are releasing few details. (AP Photo/Claudia Torrens)

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) – New York police have discovered the remains of a fifth teenager from a Long Island community.

Suffolk County police said Thursday the death of 18-year-old Jose Pena-Hernandez, of Brentwood, was being investigated as a homicide.

The discovery comes after four Brentwood high school teens were found dead within the past six weeks, all suspected victims of gang violence.

Police didn’t immediately know if Pena-Hernandez attended the Brentwood school.

Newsday says he was a known gang member reported missing on June 13.

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