NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The man accused of a deadly hammer attack in Brooklyn is set to appear in court Monday.

Investigators say 34-year-old Arthur Martunovich walked into the Seaport Buffet on Emmons Avenue in Sheepshead Bay back in January and randomly attacked three employees with his weapon.

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The chef, 34-year-old Fufai Pun, died on the night of the attack on Jan. 15. The owner, 60-year-old Thang Ng, died three days later.

The final victim, a 50-year-old manager, died from his injuries on Jan. 24.

Martunovich has no known ties to the eatery. He’s been charged with murder, attempted murder, and criminal possession of a weapon.

Sources say Martunovich allegedly told police he was hearing voices during the rampage.


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