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Buckeye police offering $26K reward in 2007 double murder case

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Posted at 5:41 AM, Oct 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-20 08:41:27-04

BUCKEYE, AZ — Buckeye police are offering a $26,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in a 2007 double homicide case.

The bodies of 21-year-old Santana Monique Armijo and 28-year-old Michael Martinez were found in a desert area north of Interstate 10.

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Police say it's believed the two victims were killed elsewhere and then dumped where their bodies were discovered.

Detectives began reviewing the cold case in January 2019.

A major crimes unit was created this past summer. The unit was tasked with reexamining unsolved homicides, including the killings of Martinez and Armijo.

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