On August 13, 2012 at approximately 12:13 p.m. LVMPD patrol officers responded to a residence in the 2500 block of San Marcos Street after receiving a call a male had been discovered deceased. Officers arrived to find medical personnel attending to the victim inside of the residence. Medical personnel advised that the victim was deceased at the scene and he appeared to have suffered multiple stab wounds.

LVMPD Homicide Detectives were called the scene and initiated an investigation. As a result, detectives arrested 19-year-old Jose Martinez of Las Vegas and a 17-year-old juvenile in connection with this homicide. Both suspects have been charged with one count each of Murder with a Deadly Weapon and Conspiracy.
The victim’s identity and exact cause and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

A booking photo of Martinez accompanies this release. This incident remains under investigation and anyone with any information is urged to contact the Homicide Section at 828-3521 or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 385-5555 or on the internet at


PO 223 08-14-12
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Office of Public Information
400-B S. Martin L. King Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89106
Office (702) 828-3394 Fax (702) 828-1550
Douglas C. Gillespie, Sheriff
August 14, 2012

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