A Honduran man has been given three life sentences for the execution-style murder of three New Jersey students in a schoolyard in 2007.
Prosecutors said Melvin Jovel, 21, lined them against a wall in and shot them one-by-one in the head.
Jovel pleaded guilty to three counts of murder and other charges. A fourth person was shot but survived.
Authorities in the city of Newark said he and five accomplices were taking part in a gang initiation ritual.
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