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Woman Facing Murder Charges In Stabbing Death

Credit: Otero County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Otero County Sheriff's Office

A woman is facing first degree murder charges in the stabbing death of a man earlier this year.

The Otero County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday Monica Lynnae Martinez, 20, is suspected in the death of Jonathan Vinson, 22.

Vinson was reported missing April 27, 2013. His body was found near County Roads Z and 24 in Otero County May, 11, 2013.

Martinez is being held at the Bent County Jail on $1 million bond.

The sheriff's office said the investigation is still ongoing and details about what lead to the stabbing are not being released. Details about the warrant are also sealed.

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