Severed hand in the pocket of man Solomon Martinez suspected of killing a Colorado woman.
Solomon Martinez, suspected of killing a Colorado woman, had a severed hand in his pocket when he was arrested, according to police.
Pueblo Police Department Press Release Re: Solomon Martinez Arrest
On January 10, 2024, at approximately 3:47 p.m., Officers responded to Fountain Creek, just south of Highway 47, on the report of a homicide. Upon arrival, Officers located an adult female in the Fountain Creek. The female was determined to be deceased.
Pueblo Police crimes against persons detectives and crime scene investigations units are investigating this death as a homicide investigation. The victim in this incident will be identified by the Pueblo County Coroner after appropriate notifications. The Coroner’s Office will determine the cause and manner of death. Pueblo Police arrested 26-year-old Solomon Martinez for 1st Degree Murder in this investigation. This is the 4th homicide in the City of Pueblo for 2024. The investigation is ongoing, nothing further at this time.
If anyone has any information on this incident, you are encouraged to contact Pueblo Police dispatch at (719) 553-2502 or Detective Jose Medina at (719) 553-3296. If you would like to remain anonymous, contact Pueblo Crime Stoppers @ (719) 542-STOP (719- 542-7867) or www.pueblocrimestoppers.com. If your information leads to a felony arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.
The information contained in this press release is based on preliminary information available at the time of its drafting. The Pueblo Police Department’s understanding of this incident may change as additional evidence is collected, analyzed and reviewed. The Pueblo Police Department does not draw any conclusions about whether the officers acted consistent with our policies and the law until all the facts are known and the investigation is complete. The purpose of this press release is to provide timely information to the public.
In consideration of the foregoing, please be advised that any statements expressed herein are subject to change at any time.