Gage Park murders

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Gage Park stabbings
LocationGage Park, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Coordinates41°47′23″N 87°41′38″W / 41.7898°N 87.694°W / 41.7898; -87.694
DateFebruary 2, 2016
c. 5:30 p.m. (CST)
Attack type
Mass murder, stabbing, shooting, robbery, familicide
WeaponsFirearm, three knives
Deaths6
Suspected perpetrators
Diego Uribe and Jafeth Ramos
MotiveRobbery

The Gage Park stabbings refers to the murders of six members of the Martinez family in the Gage Park neighborhood of Chicago.

Event[change | change source]

On February 4, 2016, the bodies of Noe Martinez, his wife Rosaura, their son Noe Jr., their daughter Maria, and Maria's sons, Leonardo and Alexi, were discovered in the house in Gage Park, Chicago, Illinois.[1][2][3] Five of the victims were stabbed to death, and the sixth victim, Maria Martinez, was shot.

Perpetrator[change | change source]

On May 19, 2016, police arrested Diego Uribe, a relative of the family, and his girlfriend, Jafeth Ramos, in connection to the murders, saying that the massacre was a robbery gone horribly wrong.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Goudie, Chuck. "SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS IN GAGE PARK: WHAT HAPPENED ON CALIFORNIA AVE?". abc7chicago.com. ABC. Retrieved February 3, 2016.
  2. Nickeas, Peter. "Five adults, 1 child found slain in Gage Park home". chicagotribune.com. Chicago Tribune. Retrieved February 3, 2016.
  3. Main, Frank. "5 adults, 1 child found slain in Gage Park home". suntimes.com. Chicago Sun-Times. Archived from the original on February 4, 2016. Retrieved February 3, 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. Gorner, Jeremy. "Relative, his girlfriend charged in slaying of 6 family members in Gage Park". chicagotribune.com. Chicago Tribune. Retrieved May 19, 2016.