Two suspects involved in torture and murder case in Chemung County transferred from Ontario County Jail

The suspects involved in the torture and murder case of Juan Jose Gotay have been transferred from Ontario County Jail to Chemung County Jail.

Malik Weems, 18, of Pittsburgh, and Eddie Marte, 25, of New York City, have been transferred after being held in Ontario County for a home invasion that happened in Geneva.

The home invasion also resulted in a torture and beating.




The two are accused of helping two other suspects to abduct and torture a man from New York City.

Gotay was shot, beaten, burned, and tied up before being left to die in a wooded area across state lines in Pennsylvania.


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