Roberto Nunez Sentenced to Life in Prison Without Parole for 2012 Triple Murder

Press Release

On November 26, 2013, Roberto Nunez was sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting three men in a parked car in Harlem in 2012. On October 24, 2013, the defendant was convicted of all counts in the indictment against him, including three counts of Murder in the First and Second Degrees. As proven at trial, Nunez, who was seated in the backseat of a BMW parked on West 122nd Street between Broadway and Claremont Avenue, shot each of his victims at close range with a .38-caliber Smith & Wesson revolver. The car’s owner, Heriberto Suazo, was struck once in the head. Amaury Rodriguez, who was in the driver’s seat, was shot once through his shoulder and neck, and Luis Catalan, who was seated next to the defendant in the back seat, was shot twice, once in the side of his chest and once in the head. All three died from their wounds.