MS-13 gang member sentenced to life for East Boston, Lynn killings of teenage boys, RICO charges

By Flink McColgan | Boston Herald

A 23-year-old MS-13 “homeboy” was sentenced to life in prison for the brutal stabbing murders of two teenagers — one from Eastie, the other from Lynn — and for racketeering conspiracies.

“I had the knife in my hand, but the dude only had that one stab wound that the dude had stabbed him, dude. So I grabbed a stick and I knock him down,” that’s how Henri “Perverso” Salvador Gutierrez described the beginnings of his murder of a teenage boy at a playground in Lynn in a secret recording with another MS-13 member who was cooperating with law enforcement.

U.S. Senior District Court Judge Mark L. Wolf sentenced him in the U.S. District Court in Boston on Wednesday.