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Greeley Police Investigating Homicide 


For Immediate Release
For more information,
media representatives should contact:
Lt. Steve Nelson, Greeley Police Department , Investigations Commander
970-351-5352  Desk  970-590-0637 Cell
Subject:  Greeley Police Investigating Homicide
On November 22, 2013 at approximately 12:25pm, Juan Manuel Velasquez-Trinidad, dob 3-20-1962, responded to the front desk area of the Greeley Police Department. Velasquez contacted a Greeley Police Officer and admitted to having just stabbed his wife at his residence, 807 31st Ave. #B, Greeley, Colorado.
Officers responded to that address and found Martha Velasquez,dob 5/28/1966, suffering from severe stab wounds to her chest. Martha Velasquez was transported by medical personnel to North Colorado Medical Center Emergency Room.  Velasquez was pronounced dead at approximately 2:43 pm, as a result of her injuries.
Greeley Police continue to investigate the incident. Juan Manuel Velasquez-Trinidad was charged with Murder in the 1st Degree.

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-11-22-2013 pd investigation.doc    
Created at 11/25/2013 12:06 PM  by Aimee Freeland 
Last modified at 11/25/2013 12:06 PM  by Aimee Freeland