JEALOUS CAB DRIVER BOYFRIEND, 52, KILLS 29-YEAR-OLD NY TRAFFIC AGENT GIRLFRIEND, BODY FOUND STUFFED INSIDE GARBAGE CAN IN THEIR BRONX APARTMENT

Moises Martinez

Jealous’ beau kills much younger girlfriend and stuffs her into a garbage can in their Bronx apartment: cops 

Yajaira Reyes worked as a traffic agent for the NYPD. Moises Martinez is in custody after being arrested on charges of murder and manslaughter.

By , AND / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Published: Sunday, July 21, 2013Cab driver Moses Martinez is walked out of the 44th Precinct after being charged with killing his  29-year-old girlfriend.

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Cab driver Moises Martinez is walked out of the 44th Precinct after being charged with killing his 29-year-old girlfriend.

 

A 29-year-old NYPD employee was killed by her jealous boyfriend, who stuffed her body in a trash can inside their Bronx apartment, police and friends of the couple said.

Cops on routine patrol noticed livery cab driver Moises Martinez, 52, inside his maroon Lincoln Town Car, which was parked on the sidewalk in front of the building he shared with victim Yajaira Reyes, about 5:40 a.m. Sunday.

Cops found a 29-year-old woman who works for the NYPD dead, stuffed inside a trash can in her Bronx apartment Sunday morning.

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Cops found a 29-year-old woman who works for the NYPD dead, stuffed inside a trash can in her Bronx apartment Sunday morning.

Cops told him to scram from the illegal spot outside the building on Walton Ave., but Martinez merely circled the block and returned, seeming nervous. That’s when police questioned him.

When officers entered the couple’s apartment, they saw Reyes’ body crammed into a trash can.

The suspect’s red livery cab is taken away by police.

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The suspect’s red livery cab is taken away by police.

A Guatemalan immigrant, she had joined the NYPD as a traffic enforcement agent less than a year ago.

Martinez was arrested on charges of murder and manslaughter. He has one prior arrest, from 2003, for stealing an automobile, police said.

The victim’s body is loaded into the medical examiner's van.

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The victim’s body is loaded into the medical examiner’s van.

Martinez and Reyes were raising four kids together, neighbors said. The children were visiting their grandfather in Florida at the time of the murder, a friend said.

Martinez had grown jealous over his much-younger girlfriend, friends said.

Police hide the victim’s body from public view.

Norman Y. Lono/for New York Daily News

Police hide the victim’s body from public view.

“He was getting strange,” said Maximo Pena, a co-worker at Diplo car service. “He believed she was cheating on him.”

Friends said the suspect’s deranged possessiveness sparked conflicts.

Cab driver Moises Martinez is walked out of the 44th Precinct after being charged with killing his 29-year-old girlfriend.

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Cab driver Moises Martinez is walked out of the 44th Precinct after being charged with killing his 29-year-old girlfriend.

“They’re fighting and arguing all the time,” said a neighbor who declined to give her name.

Martinez was well-liked by his employers and co-workers.

Moises Martinez

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Moises Martinez

“According to the [livery cab] base he was a good, hardworking man,” said Fernando Mateo, head of the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers.

“A very quiet man.”

The city medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine how Reyes was killed.

With Rocco Parascandola

bpaddock@nydailynews.com

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/bronx-woman-found-dead-stuffed-trash-article-1.1404891#ixzz2ZlRkECjA

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