FBI: Twin Lakes woman accused of murder arrested in Gallup
May 09, 2019 09:33 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico woman sought on a federal criminal complaint charging her with murder has been arrested in Gallup.
The FBI says 28-year-old Trudy Martinez was taken into custody Thursday and is expected to have an initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque on Friday.
Officials in the FBI's Albuquerque division say Martinez is accused of fatally shooting another adult in Twin Lakes last Friday.
They say Martinez fled the scene with her three children, ages 5, 9 and 10.
FBI officials say the children are safe with family members.
They say Martinez is also accused of using a firearm in a crime of violence and crimes occurring on the Navajo Nation.
It was unclear Thursday night in Martinez has a lawyer yet who can speak on her behalf.
Created: May 09, 2019 09:33 PM
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