Man Dies After Serious Head Wound Sustained in Bristol

John Silva
August 23, 2019 - 3:20 pm

(Bristol, Conn./WTIC) - Police in Bristol say a man who was beaten earlier this week has now died.

Officers say 38-year-old Michael Martinez died from injuries he sustained in the incident around 11:00 on Monday night.

Martinez was attending a party at a home on Bartholomew Street when he was assaulted by three people and sustained a serious head wound.

He was initially rushed to Bristol Hospital and then transported to St. Francis Hospital.

Under arrest are 43-year-old Gabor Cirok, 37-year-old Heather Duperry, and a 16-year-old juvenile.  All are charged with assault and accessory to assault but those charges could be upgraded.

Police also say additional arrests are anticipated and the investigation is continuing.