July 2, 2020

Boy, 6, starved to dying after being ‘saved in closet for a MONTH’ by his dad and mom and grandmother


TWO dad and mom and a grandmother have been arrested after a 6-year-old boy died having allegedly been saved in a closet for a month.

Anthony Jose Archibeque-Martinez, 23, Elizabeth Archibeque-Martinez, 26, and Ann Marie Martinez, 50, had been arrested by Flagstaff, Arizona, police on Monday.

Coconino County Sheriff's Workplace

Anthony Jose Archibeque-Martinez, 23, Elizabeth Archibeque-Martinez, 26, and Ann Marie Martinez, 50, had been arrested by Flagstaff, Arizona, police on Monday.[/caption]

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The household admitted to authorities {that a} six-year-old boy who was discovered lifeless of their dwelling had been saved in a closet within the bed room[/caption]

The trio had been taken to Coconino County Jail for first diploma felony murder and two counts of kid abuse.

Round midday on Monday, authorities responded to a report of an unresponsive little one and instantly started life-saving efforts.

The kid was later pronounced lifeless on the scene.

In response to police, the kid seemed to be malnourished and there have been no indicators of trauma.

Detectives from Flagstaff PD later interviewed family members who had been residing within the dwelling with the kid.

In response to stories, the dad and mom of the six-year-old admitted he and his seven-year-old brother had been saved within the bed room closet and, at instances, denied meals.

The brother additionally seemed to be malnourished, police mentioned.

The dad and mom informed authorities that the boys had been saved within the closet as a result of that they had stolen meals and snuck out at evening, in keeping with stories.

Police additionally mentioned the grandmother admitted she was conscious of the circumstances the boys had been being saved in.

The she reportedly informed police that she would additionally self-discipline the youngsters after they stole meals.


The Arizona Division of Little one Security mentioned there was a previous report towards the Archibeque-Martinez household, in February 2013.

That report, which concerned two allegations of abuse, was unsubstantiated, and the case was closed after the dad and mom agreed to participate in a voluntary in-home program.

The siblings of the deceased six-year-old are presently within the care of the DCS.

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The three people arrested had been taken to Coconino County Jail for first diploma felony murder and two counts of kid abuse.[/caption]

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It was reported that the lifeless boy’s brother, 7, was additionally discovered malnourished within the dwelling and had been saved within the closet, too[/caption]


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