On Air Now

Listen

Listen Live Now » 101.1 FM Green Bay, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Green Bay,WI 54303)

More Weather »
57° Feels Like: 57°
Wind: SSW 8 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Partly Cloudy 72°

Tonight

Scattered Thunderstorms 62°

Tomorrow

PM Thunderstorms 76°

Alerts

Martinez to enter plea Jan. 19 to charges in daughter's death

by

STURGEON BAY, WI (WTAQ) - A Door County woman is scheduled to enter pleas on January 19th to charges involving the death of her eight-month-old daughter.

33-year-old Melissa Martinez of Brussels is charged with homicide by drunk driving, and fatal child neglect.

Authorities said she left her daughter Elena in an SUV that was idling for several hours on October 19th. She later died from hypothermia.

Martinez has been getting treatment the last few weeks at an inpatient rehab facility, and she's being released to a halfway house this week.

A judge modified Martinez's bond to let her stay at the halfway house -- but she cannot be released for an overnight stay anywhere else.

Comments