Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Not available
Police Officer Luis Martínez-Mass was shot and killed at the direction of a defendant in order to keep him from testifying in an upcoming trial.
Officer Martínez-Mass was scheduled to testify as a witness against the defendant when he was ambushed at his home in the Luchetti Housing Estates and shot multiple times. The subject who ordered the hit was arrested in New York City in 2011. He was convicted of Officer Martínez-Mass' murder and sentenced to 192 years in prison.
Officer Martínez-Mass had served with the Manatí Municipal Police Department for six years and was assigned to the Highway Patrol Unit. He is survived by his wife and three children.