Pregnant woman stabbed to death in unincorporated Gretna
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's officers are investigating the Sunday morning stabbing death of a pregnant 23-year-old woman.
According to JPSO, a call came into the 911 center at 12:49 a.m. Sunday from a male subject requesting an ambulance at 617 Whitney Ave. in unincorporated Gretna.
When officers arrived, they found 23-year-old Katherine Martinez suffering from what appeared to be stab wounds. She was pronounced dead on the scene. Family members say the victim was in her final trimester of pregnancy.
There are no suspects or motive at this time. Anyone with information is urged to contact Homicide Detective Gabe Faucetta at 504-364-5300 or call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.