June 16, 2024


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Glendale police arrest suspect for killing delivery driver

Pamela Rae Martinez, 60, was shot and killed previously this month as she was earning foodstuff deliveries all over the Valley.

GLENDALE, Ariz. — A suspect has been arrested for allegedly murdering a 60-calendar year-outdated supply driver in Glendale previously this thirty day period right after police uncovered a photo of them on the victim’s cell phone. 

Rusty French, 62, was taken into custody Thursday for allegedly killing Pamela Rae Martinez on June 11 in Glendale. 

Law enforcement say Martinez was located unconscious in her vehicle at about 7:30 p.m. close to Bell Highway and 59th Avenue. The sufferer had been shot and was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

A photograph observed on the victim’s cellphone appeared to demonstrate French sitting in a van around Martinez’s vehicle. Police say the target had just completed her final foodstuff shipping and delivery that evening when she took this image.

French and Martinez were not identified to each individual other nor was she delivering meals to him that night. 

Glendale law enforcement say French admitted to remaining the person in Martinez’s photo but claimed to have “blacked out” the gatherings of June 11. A firearm uncovered in French’s home matched ballistically with the type of weapon employed to eliminate Martinez.

French has been booked into jail on just one count of 2nd-diploma murder. 

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