Fa­ther ar­rested in killing of daugh­ter, four oth­ers

Cape Breton Post - - WORLD -

MODESTO, CALIF. — A 30year- old man was ar­rested Sun­day in the deaths of his daugh­ter, two other girls and two women whose bod­ies were found in a Cal­i­for­nia home, po­lice said. Modesto po­lice spokes­woman Heather Graves said Martin Martinez, of Modesto, was de­tained in San Jose early Sun­day and booked into a Santa Clara County jail on sus­pi­cion of mur­der. Martinez had a re­la­tion­ship with one of the women and is the fa­ther of one of the girls found dead Satur­day af­ter­noon. All the vic­tims are re­lated, and the chil­dren’s ages range from 6 months to 6 years old, Graves said.

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