Police in the metro Atlanta community of Loganville, Georgia are still trying to figure out what caused a mother of four to kill her husband and their four small children yesterday. Gwinnett County police are saying Isabel Martinez called 911 yesterday morning around 5 a.m. to report that she needed help. Martinez was speaking Spanish and there was a delay as a translator was found to determine what the situation was and to dispatch officers to her home.
When police arrived at her trailer, they discovered a horrific and bloody crime scene. Martinez had stabbed her husband Martin Romero, 25, and five of the children all under the age of 10. The slain children have been identified as 2-year-old Axel, 4-year-old Dillan, 7-year-old Dacota and 10-year-old Isabela Martinez. One of Martinez’s children,
Thirty-three Fairborn City Schools teachers, students and staff are recognized for their work this quarter.
The Fairborn Board of Education recognized the individuals during a ceremony Monday at the Fairborn High School auditorium. The recognition, the district said in a statement, was started by the board “to recognize students and staff who are exemplary members of our school community.”
The award winners for the quarter are:
Fairborn Primary School:
Fairborn Primary teacher: Diane Alessandro
Preschool students: Macy Weiss and Ben Lemaster
Kindergarten students: Avonlea Henderson and
An Iowa woman acquitted of killing her estranged husband and his girlfriend filed a defamation lawsuit Monday against the county sheriff and prosecutor who brought her to trial more than three decades after the slayings.
Theresa Supino was charged in March 2014 with two counts of first-degree murder in the beating deaths of Steven Fisher, 20, and Melisa Gregory, 17. Their bodies were found on the morning of March 3, 1983, inside a trailer at the Copper Dollar Ranch where Fisher worked and lived outside of Newton.
Supino, 56, was arrested and charged after investigators with the
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – Tuesday police released new details after two people were killed and one was injured in stabbing attack at the home of the late country legend Jean Shepard over the weekend.
The incident happened around 3 a.m. Saturday at a home in the 200 block of Elnora Court.
When officers got to the home they found Shepard’s husband, 79-year-old Benny Birchfield, at the front of the home, wounded and bloody.
He told officers he had been stabbed and that he shot someone inside the home. Birchfield was taken to the hospital where he underwent surgery.
Once inside the home, police found Shepard’s granddaughter 18-year-old Icie Hawkins clinging to life. Her boyfriend, 21-year-old Travis Sanders, was dead.
“It was an extremely bloody crime scene,” said Hendersonville Police Spokesperson Det. Sgt. Jim Vaughn.
He said Hawkins was rushed to the hospital but died on the way.
Birchfield told police he arrived home and heard a disturbance in the basement. He