Drug Cartel Gunman Collected Debts and 30 Murders

Jose Martinez says he killed people across the U.S. as debt collector for Mexican cartels.
1:03 | 06/14/13

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After seven years of searching for the person who shot and killed these two men. Marion County detectives stopped the case was cold until now. Detectives say they found a cigarette but Minnesota canned Imus in the victim's truck and they sent that off for DNA testing the Marion county sheriff's office says that DNA matched Jose Manuel Martinez. Who was already in custody for a different homicide case when Mary -- detective TJ -- question the suspect. He says he confessed to being a debt collector for drug cartels in Mexico. From his statements he's killed -- thirty people. Throughout the United States so this is what he does. He's an individual that goes around -- -- for the cartels. And he kills people. Detective watts says he also confessed to killing hobby air -- And to stop a -- bus in Marion County. -- want them to be it be able to identify him at a later date and that's why he killed. Investigators say credit -- Martinez drug money and rivas was an innocent friends caught up in the crime.

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