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Dallas man beat, slashed and poured bleach over man until he died: Police

July 3, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Dallas man beat, slashed and poured bleach over man until he died: Police

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A 33-year-old career criminal is back behind bars after authorities reported that he murdered a man on Friday night in southeast Dallas. The suspect reportedly beat the victim with a pistol, slashed him with a knife, and then poured bleach all over his body until he died.

The suspect, who has been identified as Martin Armijo Jr., then beat a woman with a bat and a pistol after she witnessed the attack.

Officers discovered the woman crying for help near the dead man’s body just a little after 8 p.m.

Armijo tried to flee the scene, but cops chased him down and took him into custody.

According to the Dallas Morning News, the man has been charged with family violence aggravated assault and murder. He is currently in custody at the Dallas County Jail.

Eyewitnesses reported to police that Armijo had become furious and began striking the man, whose identity has not yet been released. The victim suffered stab wounds to the arms and abdomen, and blunt force injuries to his head.

The woman, whose relationship with the suspect is unknown, was taken to a local hospital for her injuries. Officials are currently classifying the incident as one of family violence.

Court records indicate that Armijo has a history as a felon that includes aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, drug possession, and family violence.

An arrest warrant affidavit indicate that he reportedly became combative during an argument with his girlfriend last fall and smacked her multiple times, causing her to fall on her knees.

He also threatened her with a blade and said: “I’m gonna [expletive] you off you bitch, you ho, you know I will. I’ve done it before, and I love it. I’m sick.”

As a result of the incident, he was sentenced to serve 60 days in jail.

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