Police identify 4 children, dad found dead in Georgia home

| July 7, 2017

GWINNETT COUNTY (WCTV) – Authorities have identified the father and his four children who were fatally stabbed in a home outside Atlanta.

Gwinnett County police Cpl. Michele Pihera identified the victims in a statement as 33-year-old Martin Romero, 10-year-old Isabela Martinez, 7-year-old Dacota Romero, 4-year-old Dillan Romero and 2-year-old Axel Romero.

The children and their father were found dead early Thursday at a home in Loganville. A 9-year-old girl, identified as Diana Romero, survived the stabbing and remains in serious but stable condition at a hospital.

The children’s mother, 33-year-old Isabel Martinez, has been arrested and charged in the slayings. She faces five counts of malice murder along with five counts of murder and six counts of aggravated assault.

Police said Martinez has been cooperative with investigators, but a motive for the crimes has not been released.

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