Third Victim in New York Buffet Restaurant Hammer Attack Dies
A third victim in the gruesome hammer attack that took place at a Brooklyn restaurant in New York earlier this month has reportedly died.
Council member for the 48th District of the New York City Council, Chaim Deutsch, confirmed the death of the third victim on Twitter on Thursday.
I’m saddened to learn that the third victim in the Sheepshead Bay hammer attack has succumbed to his wounds and passed away. I thank @BrooklynDA for his vigilance on this case. I am committed to continuing the fight against hatred; there is no place for this evil in our City.
“I’m saddened to learn that the third victim in the Sheepshead Bay hammer attack has succumbed to his wounds and passed away,” the 49-year-old council member tweeted. “I thank @BrooklynDA for his vigilance on this case. I am committed to continuing the fight against hatred; there is no place for this evil in our City.”
The victim, 50-year-old Seaport Buffet manager Tsz Mat Pun, was one of the three victims of the attack initiated by 34-year-old Arthur Martunovich on January 15.
Another victim, 34-year-old chef Fufai Pun, died on the night of the crime.
Martunovich is currently being held in the psychiatric ward at Kings County Hospital. He is facing murder, attempted murder and weapons charges, but he is not expected to make court appearance anytime soon, according to ABC7NY.
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