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Members of criminal street gang sent to prison

Posted at 12:47 PM, May 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-10 15:47:00-04

Three northern Arizona residents are going to prison for their roles in a criminal street gang on the Navajo Nation.

Prosecutors say members of the Red Skin Kingz are responsible for at least three murders, attempted murder, aggravated assaults, kidnappings and drug trafficking.
Authorities say the gang leader, 28-year-old Devan Leonard, and another gang member fatally shot two men in Lukachukai (loo-kuh-CHOO'-keye) near the Arizona-New Mexico border in late 2014. Days later, Leonard and 26-year-old gang member Kyle Gray killed another person after a drug deal.
Leonard was sentenced in federal court this week to 50 years in prison. Gray received a 30-year sentence.
Prosecutors say a third defendant, Lucille Leonard, oversaw the gang's drug trafficking operation. The 48-year-old was sentenced to 10 years in prison.