Woman held without bail after slaughtering parents

12 months ago

Arlington Heights news, Illinois news.

Reports said that a 43-year-old Arlington Heights woman was booked into jail and charged with murder following the deadly stabbing of her parents on June 8.

Police received an emergency call reporting dead persons in the first block of South Derbyshire Lane around 12:32 a.m. As they arrived, they found 71-year-old Anne P. Martin and her 71-year-old husband lying in the kitchen floor. The pair appeared to be unresponsive "with obvious signs of violence as well as traumatic injuries and no signs of life," according to authorities.

The victims died shortly after officers' arrival who confronted Deborah Martin coming down the stairs from the second floor and arrested her.

The victims' deaths were ruled as homicides.