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Prosecutors indict hateful hammer attack suspect with ‘very strong’ evidence

February 1 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Brighton Beach man faces the rest of his life in prison for bludgeoning three men to death, a crime instigated by his racial bias against Asian men, according to newly released court documents. Arthur Martunovich was arraigned through a closed circuit video feed from Bellevue Hospital’s psychiatric ward on Friday on a 21-count indictment […]

Community calls for unity after Sheepshead Bay hammer attack

January 25 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Elected officials and community members gathered on Friday outside the Sheepshead Bay restaurant where three people were fatally attacked last week, calling on the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office to declare the attack a hate crime. Councilmember Margaret Chin said the assailant, identified by police as Arthur Martunovich, 34, targeted the Seaport Buffet on Emmons Avenue […]

Third victim dies after last week’s hammer attack

January 24 | By Meaghan McGoldrick Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A third victim has died after a hammer-wielding attacker smashed his way through a Sheepshead Bay restaurant last week. Authorities confirmed Wednesday that 50-year-old Tsz Pun, the restaurant’s manager, has succumbed to his injuries at a Sunset Park hospital. According to police, 34-year-old Arthur Martunovich entered Seaport Buffet at 2027 Emmons Ave. just after 5 […]