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Police arrest father of girl found dead with 4 others

1 year 10 months 1 week ago July 19, 2015 Jul 19, 2015 Sunday, July 19 2015 July 19, 2015 1:37 PM in News
Source: Associated Press

MODESTO, Ca. - Police say a 30-year-old man has been arrested in the deaths of his daughter, two other girls and two women whose bodies were found in a California home.

Modesto police spokeswoman Heather Graves says Martin Martinez was detained in San Jose early Sunday and has been booked into a Santa Clara County jail on suspicion of murder.

She says Martinez had a relationship with one of the women and is the father of one of the girls found dead Saturday afternoon.

Graves says all the victims are related and the children's ages range from 6 months to 6 years old.

Graves says police aren't releasing information about a motive or cause of death at this time.

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