Audrey Strauss, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that KEVIN TAYLOR, GARY ROBLES, and MICHAEL MAZUR pled guilty to participating in the October 31, 2011, murder of Joshua Rubin. After shooting and killing Rubin in Brooklyn, New York, the defendants drove Rubin’s body to rural Pennsylvania, where they doused his body in lighter fluid and set it on fire. TAYLOR and ROBLES pled guilty today. MAZUR pled guilty on July 1, 2021. All three defendants will be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff, to whom the case is assigned.