WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warrant for the arrest for 26-year-old Enrique Martinez, who lives in a homeless camp at 2nd Eloise Terrace in Winter Haven, for first-degree murder, possession of a firearm and ammo by a convicted felon, and tampering with evidence.
Deputies say Martinez murdered an adult Hispanic homeless male in the camp last night, Wednesday, November 8, 2023, around 9:30 p.m.
Martinez is 5’6″ tall, 146 lbs, with brown eyes and black hair. He has a tattoo on his left wrist that says “W7” and one on the left side of his neck that says “Natalia.” His nickname is KiKi.
Martinez has a very lengthy and violent criminal history dating back to 2011, with 13 felonies and 15 misdemeanors. He spent 5 years in state prison for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and battery domestic violence – he was released in November 2022.
He was most recently arrested for battery, domestic violence, and resisting arrest in April 2023 and was released on bond.
If you have information on his whereabouts, please call PCSO immediately by dialing 911.
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