Arrest made in slaying of pregnant woman


JEFFERSON PARISH MADE A GRUESOME DISCOVERY INSIDE A HARVEY APARTMENT AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN THE STABBING AND STRANGULATION DEATH OF A 22-YEAR-OLD WOMAN AND HER UNBORN CHILD. JEFFERSON PARISH SHERIFF DEPUTIES ARRESTED 29- YEAR-OLD EMILIO CALDERON THIS AFTERNOON IN CONNECTION WITH THE KILLINGS. WDSU REPORTER ANDY CUNNINGHAM JOINS US LIVE FROM THE JEFFERSON PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE IN HARVEY AND ANDY, HOW DID POLICE TRACK DOWN THE SUSPECT? THE VICTIM’S FAMILY REALLY PLAYED IN A VITAL ROLE IN HELPING INVESTIGATORS TRACK DOWN MISTER CALDERON AND NOW HE’S IN CUSTODYFACING CHARGES THAT COULD PUT HIM AWAY FOR A VERY LONG TIME. AT JUST 22-YEARS-OLD, KATHERINE MARTINEZ HAD HER WHOLE LIFE AHEAD OF HERA NATIVE OF HONDURAS..SHE HAD CALLED NEW ORLEANS HOME FOR THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS.. MOST RECENTLY, STUDYING TO BE A NURSE AND JUST ONE MONTH AWAY FROM GIVING BIRTH TO HER FIRST CHILD. TC: 35-37 Elfredo: the whole family is in shock A COUSIN OF KATHERINE’S, ELFREDO PINTOS-SANTOS SAID HER DEATH WAS SHOCKING ENOUGHBUT TO LEARN HOW SHE DIED, SHOCKED HIM EVEN MORE. TC: 1:27/1:29 Elfredo: that kind of guy doesn’t have a heart THIS IS THE MAN, EMILIO CALDERON, ACCORDING TO JEFFERSON PARISH SHERIFF INVESTIGATORS WHO KILLED MARTINEZ AND HER UNBORN CHILD, SUNDAY AT HER APARTMENT ON WHITNEY AVENUE.. TC: 8:08/8:13 Sheriff: he has confessed to the stabbing and strangulation of her DURING A WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE THE ARREST, SHERIFF NEWELL NORMAND SAID, CALDERON ALSO ADMITTED HE STALKED MARTINEZ USING SOCIAL MEDIA. 9:28/9:36 Sheriff: he had created a fictitious name to try and gain knowledge about her whereabouts and what she was doing on a daily basis.. THE TWO PREVIOUSLY HAD A RELATIONSHIP, ACCORDING TO THE SHERIFF, AND WHEN CALDERON FOUND OUT HE WAS NOT THE FATHERHE GREW ANGRY AND THAT ANGER LIKELY CONTRIBUTED TO THE DEADLY ATTACK. TC: 5:05/5:23 Elfredo: beautiful lady, with a beautiful career..22-years- old waiting for her first child, somebody takes its life, like that, pssh, ya know, I it really, ah, my heart is broke really bad.. I ALSO SPOKE TO KATHERINE’S CURRENT BOYFRIEND AND THE CHILD’s FATHER HE SAID HE CONTINUES TO MOURN THEIR DEATHS AND IS HOPEFUL JUSTICE IS SERVED. REPORTING LIVE FROM THE JPSO IM AC WDSU NEWS. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS ARE

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *