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Police focusing on cellphones in Albuquerque girl’s killing

November 10, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say cellphone activity may yield witnesses in the death of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl who was raped and murdered in her home.

The Albuquerque Journal reported Thursday that investigators are looking into phone and social media records of the three suspects in Victoria Martens’ killing.

Michelle Martens, the girl’s mother, her boyfriend Fabian Gonzales and his cousin, Jessica Kelley, have been charged in the August 2016 death.

According to an affidavit, detectives say all three engaged in taking photos, chatting and other activity on Facebook before and after Victoria’s death.

They say Kelley’s cellphone activity shows there may be people who have important information pertaining to the case.

They are seeking court orders to get evidence from private cellphone companies.


Information from: Albuquerque Journal, http://www.abqjournal.com

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