Assault Hospitalizes Councilwoman Martinez

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City Council President Aidee Nieves with Eneida Martinez.

From Brian Lockhart and Tara O’Neill, CT Post:

Police are investigating an assault that sent a prominent councilwoman to the hospital.

Councilwoman Eneida Martinez suffered unspecified injuries Wednesday night requiring medical attention, said police spokesman Av Harris. Harris could not elaborate further but said the matter is under investigation.

But a source within the department said an arrest warrant for assault had been secured and an arrest was pending.

“I’m wishing her a speedy recovery and healing thoughts and prayers from her colleagues,” said Council President Aidee Nieves.

Full story here.



  1. Whether a sickness or injury, short term or chronic, causes one or more City Council persons to be away from their duties and responsibilities as elected officials, I wish them as complete and rapid a recovery as possible. All 20 are needed to work together for all citizens. Peace and health. Time will tell.

  2. I am also wishing her a speedy recovery. No one Deserves to be assaulted. I pray that God’s hands are ALL OVER HER. and the person[s] responsible be dealt with.

      1. Derek, the first concern is a speedy recovery Eneida Martinez, there has been just to much in and out of the news and behind the scene of women being abuse and it’s important that men make a stand and call out abusers.


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