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Martin Muniz is in custody in Cleveland on suspicion of killing four family members and injuring a young girl now faces charges in connection with a cold case from 2013.
In a statement, the Camden County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announced Martin Muniz was charged with first-degree murder for the death of Jaime Molina.
On Oct. 30, 2013, at 1:26 p.m., Camden County Police officers were dispatched to North 5th Street and Cedar Street regarding an unresponsive male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. When they arrived, they located Molina not breathing and transported him to a hospital. He was pronounced dead at 3:45 p.m.
Martin Muniz is 41 years old.
Charged – Arrested
Ten Jan. 13, Muniz reportedly contacted Cleveland Police and informed them he fatally shot several people at a home near Mack Court. Officers went to the home and found Muniz’s 16-year-old nephew, Jayden Baez, 69-year-old father, Miguel Gonzalez, and 34-year-old sister, Angelic Gonzalez deceased inside the home. Forty-eight-year-old Anthony Boothe and his 8-year-old daughter were transported to a nearby hospital, where Boothe later died.
Cleveland.com reports the victims were all shot in the head.
The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office indicted Muniz on 25 charges, including four counts of aggravated murder, two counts of attempted murder, eight counts of murder, 10 counts of felonious assault, and one count of having weapons under disability.
Muniz remains in custody in Cleveland.
Muniz was originally indicted on 25 charges:
1. Four counts of aggravated murder, all unclassified felonies with gun specifications
2. Eight counts of murder, all unclassified felonies with gun specifications
3. One count of attempted aggravated murder, a first-degree felony with gun specifications
4. One count of attempted murder, a first-degree felony with gun specifications
5. 10 counts of felonious assault, all second-degree felonies with gun specifications
6. One count of having weapons while under disability, a third-degree felony
7. Muniz previously pleaded not guilty to all charges on Jan. 17 and was given $5 million bond.
Angelic Gonzalez, 34, her father, Miguel Gonzalez, 69, and her son, Jayden Baez, 16, were pronounced dead at the scene, and 48-year-old Anthony Boothe was taken to the hospital where he died days later.
Police confirmed Angelic, Miguel and Jayden are Muniz’s sister, uncle and nephew. Officials also confirmed Boothe is Muniz’s brother-in-law.
Boothe’s 8-year-old daughter was also taken to the hospital, but survived the shooting.
Muniz flagged officers down the night of the shooting, saying he had “done something wrong.”
According to the Camden County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Molina died from a gunshot wound to the head.
The investigation into Molina’s death has been ongoing since 2013, and detectives reportedly caught a break following Muniz’s arrest earlier this year in Cleveland. Muniz allegedly “provided information to detectives Molina’s death,” which ultimately resulted in the criminal charges against him.