Burial fund set up for Brownfield murder victim - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/22/09

Burial fund set up for Brownfield murder victim

Source: Brownfield News Source: Brownfield News

BROWNFIELD, TX (KCBD) - A fund has been set up to help a murder victim's family with funeral expenses. Pete Martinez, 25, died late Sunday night in Brownfield after being shot.

Brownfield police were alerted to an armed robbery on Stewart Street around 11:45 p.m. Sunday night. Authorities say Martinez got into a verbal altercation with a group of around seven people. Two shots were fired. One struck Martinez in the neck. First responders rushed him to the Brownfield Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

If you would like to help the family with funeral expenses donations can be made at the Lone Star State Bank in Brownfield.

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7/20/09
Family of Brownfield homicide victim hopes suspects come forward
Authorities have questioned some people, but they're still looking to question others. Family of Pete Martinez, 25, hope those responsible for their son's death will learn from his life.

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