A 16-year-old girl has been arrested after she allegedly stabbed a pregnant woman to death during an argument at a house party.
The incident occurred on September 25th around 12:06 AM at the victim’s home on Eagle Place.
Officials say they responded to the home to find a 25-year-old pregnant woman unresponsive and suffering from a knife wound. First responders performed life-saving measures on the woman, however, both she and the unborn child died.
The victim has since been identified as Jessie Martinez and was said to have been about four months pregnant.
The father of the unborn child was also at the scene. Officials say he was treated after being stabbed in the face.
Witnesses told police that the stabbing “stemmed from a series of altercations that occurred during a house party,” it is unclear at this time what the altercations were about or who started them.
“The case is being investigated as a double homicide,” police said.
The teen suspect has been taken into custody and is currently being held at Peterson Juvenile Hall.
By Shirenna |