THE MURDERER(S) OF
Martin F. Ortega
December 04, 1999, Mr. Ortega was severely beaten with blunt
objects on Viola Rd. SW, following an altercation in the
roadway. Mr. Ortega's truck was stolen by the assailants
during this incident and subsequently recovered near the
intersection of Viola Rd SW and Barcelona Rd SW. On December
23, 1999, Mr. Ortega subsequently died as the result of
complications associated with the injuries he sustained in the
December 04, 1999 beating.
The Ortega family has previously endured the homicidal death of
his older brother 17 years ago in an unassociated event and is
currently devastated with the recent loss of their son and
Detectives are currently pursuing leads and suspects in this case
but could use your assistance and support of the Ortega family.
If you have any information relating to the circumstances or
assailants in the December 04, 1999 beating of Mr. Ortega on Viola
Rd. SW, Please contact Crimestoppers at 505-843-STOP, or email us.
You may remain completely anonymous and receive a reward for your
Detective Gregg Marcantel of the Bernalillo County Sheriff's
Homicide Unit is the lead investigator in this case and may also
be contacted at 505-768-4276.
Any information about this murder, as insignificant as it seems, may be important!
Please click here to view a
memorial page for Martin Ortega.