Most Wanted: Miguel Angel Martinez


Name - Miguel Angel Martinez
Charges - Murder
Suspect Information
AKAS - None
DOB - Nov. 10, 1971
Sex - Male
Race - Latino
Height - 5'6"
Weight - 135 lbs.
Hair - Black
Eyes - Brown
Distinguishing Features - Unknown

Court Case #: 04CF0023
Police Report #: SAPD 03-55634
Warrant #: 02792449
Bail: $1 million arrest warrant issued Jan. 5, 2004

Facts of the Case: Martinez is accused of murdering his wife, a mother of four, on Christmas Eve 2003 by strangling her in her home. The defendant is accused of being physically abusive and controlling and the victim wanted out of the relationship. Her children heard arguing between the defendant and the victim from a locked bathroom. The victim's 10-year-old son saw his mother being strangled and found her dead in the family bathroom. Martinez is accused of abruptly leaving with his brother after the crime.

Circumstances of Disappearance/Last Seen: Defendant’s brother, Jaime Martinez Escobar, has been charged with helping Martinez escape after knowing Martinez committed the murder. The Martinez brothers are believed to be in Mexico.

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