A New York man used a shotgun to beat to death his romantic rival on a farm and then stole his gold necklace and other valuables because the victim wanted to see his girlfriend, prosecutors said.
Alcides Lopez Cambara, 42, was found guilty of second-degree murder and first-degree robbery in connection with the slaying of 34-year-old Marco Grisales, Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney said Dec. 13, Patch reported.
According to prosecutors, on Nov. 11, 2020, Grisales called Cambara’s girlfriend, Tyara Lemus, 18, and asked to see her for his birthday that evening.
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Cambara overheard the conversation, became jealous, and decided to rob Grisales by getting Lemus to lure him to a McDonald’s in Riverhead, prosecutors said.
When Grisales arrived, prosecutors said, Lemus got into his pickup truck and the two drove to a nearby buffalo farm, where Cambara and two accomplices were waiting.
Cambara and the other two suspects dragged Grisales from his vehicle and beat him with a shotgun before robbing the necklace and other valuables. Cambara then put Grisales in the pickup truck’s bed and abandoned the vehicle on a roadway a short distance away, according to prosecutors.
Cambara faces up to life behind bars when he is sentenced for the charges against him.
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