Woman wanted on murder charge


Trudy Martinez, 28, of Twin Lakes on the Navajo Nation, is wanted by the FBI on a federal criminal complaint charging her with murder.

Martinez is accused of fatally shooting another adult in Twin Lakes on April 26.

She fled the scene with her own children, 10-and-9-year-old girls and a 5-year-old boy.

Martinez is also charged with use of a firearm in a crime of violence, and crimes occurring in Indian County.

Martinez is 5’3” tall and weighs about 150 pounds. She has brown eyes and black hair.

She should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on Martinez’s whereabouts is asked to call the FBI at (505) 889-1300.

The FBI and Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety are investigating.