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NYPD locate hardware store that sold buckets used to fit concrete shoes on victim’s body that washed ashore

May 11, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
NYPD locate hardware store that sold buckets used to fit concrete shoes on victim’s body that washed ashore

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Police in New York revealed on Tuesday investigators had discovered the hardware store that sold the buckets filled with cement used on the body of a murdered gang member who washed up ashore in Brooklyn last week.

NYPD officials said the body of 28-year-old Peter Martinez, was stuffed into a plastic bag when he was discovered on May 2nd, on the shore near Kingsborough Community College.

Officials said Martinez, who had been reported missing for almost three months, also had his mouth and nose were duct tape shut, along with his feet encased in the buckets filled with concrete.

“He was put in a bucket bought in a hardware store, we know where that is,” Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Tuesday.

The New York Daily News reported investigators had identified Martinez a leading member of the 100 Cloccs, an offshoot sect of the G-Stone Crips, based near his home in Canarsie, Brooklyn, according to police sources.

Boyce said Martinez went missing since Feb. 5, but detectives feel the murder doesn’t appear to be gang related.

“Right now it looks like something else,” he said.

The pregnant girlfriend of Martinez told detectives that he “owed a lot of money,” police sources said.

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