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18 Year Old Dies in Hughson Stabbing, Suspects Sought

18 year old Demet18 year old Demetrius Martinez, of Modesto, died from being stabbed and at least two other subjects were injured in a fight at a house party in Hughson.


On Saturday, at 12:20am, Stanislaus County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 2000 Block of Third Street in Hughson because of the fight.

After Martinez was stabbed, friends transported him in a private vehicle to the 800 Block of Scenic Road in Modesto in an attempt to find him medical treatment. When officers and deputies arrived to the 800 Block of Scenic Road, Martinez had died as a result of his injuries he received when he was stabbed.
Sheriff’s detectives have interviewed witnesses and people present at the house party in the 2000 Block of Third Street. All persons have been cooperative but no arrests have been made at this point in the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing and detectives ask that anyone with information about this case contact Detective Ken Hedrick at (209) 567-7083. Callers can also leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Tipsters can also e-mail tips at www.modestopolice.com/CrimeStoppers, or text them to CRIMES (274637) by typing "Tip704" plus the message and be eligible for a cash reward.

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