Third Asian Boyz Gang Member Pleads Guilty

By Nate Crossett

The third member of a Utica gang accused in a beating death has pleaded guilty.  Tommy Chourb will be sentenced on April 12th for 2nd-degree attempted gang assault.  He faces three years in prison.

Chourb, along with two other members of the Asian Boyz gang, beat 15-year-old Sang Vu during an initiation back in December.  Vu later died from those injuries.

Richie Nguyen faces five to fifteen years in prison after pleading guilty to 2nd degree manslaughter on Wednesday.

The third member, Samnang Chou, pleaded guilty in January to assault.  He faces 10 years in prison when he's sentenced.

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