CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK 12-23-11: COLD CASE MURDER
CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK 12-23-11
COLD CASE MURDER
A man is murdered at his place of business on Christmas Eve, and seven years have passed without an arrest. Crime Stoppers is assisting the El Paso Police Department in solving this long-overdue case,, making this the
Crime Stoppers “Crime of the Week.”
On December 24th 2003, 44 year old Fernando Martinez was found murdered inside his business. Detectives from the El Paso Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons Unit have been asking for the public’s assistance in bringing this case to a close.
The investigation suggests that the murder happened around 12-noon on Christmas Eve 2003 in Northeast El Paso when an unknown suspect, or suspects, entered Martinez’s business at 4496 Titanic and fatally shot him in the upper torso.
Martinez was originally from Artesia, New Mexico, and left behind a 4-year old child who would now be 11-years-old.
If you have any information about this case, even if you don’t think it’s important, please call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-TIPS (566-8477) or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org. You will remain anonymous and, if your tip leads to an arrest, you can qualify for a cash reward up to $1,000.
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Crime Stoppers of El Paso ’11 stats / Since inception (1978)
Subjects arrested 98 / 3902
Cases 128 / 4734
Narcotics recovered $ 46,190 / $ 47,938,140
Property recovered $ 15,000 / $ 4,192,456
Rewards issued $ 28,000 / $ 897,750
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