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Palm Beach County triple murder suspect says the victims 'kind of tortured me'

Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach
Published on April 19, 2019 - Duration: 01:54s

Palm Beach County triple murder suspect says the victims 'kind of tortured me'

The suspect in a triple homicide this week claimed he shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and her two brothers in self-defense because “they kind of tortured me," according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

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Palm Beach County triple murder suspect says the victims 'kind of tortured me'

TRIPLE HOMICIDE IN PALM BEACHCOUNTY.

TODAY THE MAN POLICESAY IS RESPONSIBLE FACED AJUDGE CHARGED WITH KILLING HISEX- GIRLFRIEND AND TWO OTHERPEOPLE.

BUT DETECTIVES SAYHESELF-DEFENSE.

WPTV NEWSCHANNEL FIVEIS LIVE TONIGHT - WHERE SOMESAY JUSTICE CAN NEVER BESERVED.A FRIEND SAYS NEIL MARTINEZ-DELA CORTERA LEON AND HISGIRLFRIEND DATED FOR FOURYEARS AND HAD PROBLEMS LIKEANY OTHER COUPLE&BUT SHE NEVERTHOUGHT IT WOULD END INMURDER.<< NEIL MARTINEZ-DE LA COTERALEON ARRIVED IN COURT FRIDAYMORNING, AFTER INVESTIGATORSSAY HE KILLED HIS EX-GIRLFRIEND YASNAI MOLINER YEAND HER TWIN BROTHERS IN SELFDEFENSE&CLAIMING THEY TORTUREDHIM WITH MONEY AND KICKED HIMOUT OF THE HOUSE.

THATSTATEMENT IS PART OF A 9-1-1CALL MARTINEZ-DE LA CORTERALEON HAD TO PALM BEACH COUNTYSHERIFF'S OFFICECOMMUNICATIONS AFTER THESHOOTINGS IN A SUBURBAN WESTPALM BEACH NEIGHBORHOOD.

WHENDEPUTIES ARRIVED, THEY SAYTHEY FOUND NO SIGN OF ASTRUGGLE BETWEEN THE SUSPECTAND THE VICTIMS&THE REPORTSTATES THEY FOUND YERA INFRONT OF THE HOME WITH AGUNSHOT WOUND TO THE HEAD.

ONEOF HER TWIN BROTHER'S WASFOUND DEAD IN THE FRONTDOORWAY.

AND THE OTHER BROTHERFATALLY SHOT IN A TUB.DETECTIVES SAY PROBABLE CAUSEEXISTED TO ARREST MARTINEZ-DELA CORTERA LEON.

Yadira VeraMartinez, Friend of thesuspect and murdered ex-girlfriend.

(15:56:03)"He wasa good man a workingman."(15:56:06) THAT'S HOWTHIS FRIEND OF THE COUPLEDESCRIBES THE SUSPECT&BUT SHESAYS THE FOUR YEARRELATIONSHIP TOOK A DOWN TURNMORE THAN A MONTH AGO..

THESHERIFF'S OFFICE TELLS USTHEY'VE BEEN CALLED TO THEHOME TWO OTHER TIMES THISMONTH.

AND NOW A TWO- YEAR-OLDCHILD'S MOTHER IS DEAD..THEFATHER BEHIND BARS.

YadiraVera Martinez, Friend of thesuspect and murdered ex-girlfriend.

(14:01:00)"Nothingcan pay for what he did.

100years of jail won't pay forwhat he did, because he tookaway the life of threeinnocent people and he leftthe child alone."

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