A ripped Miami mannequin has been filmed clubbing a panhandler to dying with a fish bat after refusing to provide him cash at a fuel station.
Hivo Gonzalez, 32, has been charged with second diploma homicide for attacking Pedro Cruz at a fuel station in Miami in June.
Cruz had requested the person for cash and the pair started arguing when he refused.
As Cruz stood to the facet of his pick-up truck shouting at him and his buddy, Gonzalez retrieved the small bat from the entrance seat and chased him with it.
The argument started with Hivo Gonzalez standing by his automotive and panhandler Pedro Cruz additional away
After arguing by the automotive, he retrieved his bat and chased Cruz then hit him with it
Gonzalez chased Cruz down and hit him within the head a second time, delivering the deadly blow
After hitting him, Gonzalez left Cruz mendacity immobile on the bottom and ran again to his automotive
He hit him as soon as then carried on operating after him earlier than delivering a second, deadly blow.
Gonzalez then sprinted again to his automobile and drove away, towing a small boat behind him, leaving Cruz mendacity immobile on the bottom.
The male mannequin was later charged. He claims he feared for his life and thought that Cruz would assault him if he didn’t transfer first.
Gonzalez works as a health mannequin. His lawyer stated he feared for his life and attacked Cruz as a result of he thought he could be damage if he didn’t transfer first
Gonzalez now faces a minimal of 10 years behind bars if convicted
In court docket, Gonzalez’s lawyer described him as a non-violent man.
‘It is a actually good-natured man who believed he was put right into a life-or-death state of affairs.
‘We’re deeply sorry about what occurred to Mr. Cruz. The underside line: Hivo Gonzalez isn’t any killer.’
The police report stated that Gonzalez didn’t render support didn’t name 911.
He now faces a minimal of 10 years behind bars if convicted.
Gonzalez is a health mannequin but in addition operates fishing excursions in Miami.