Martinez was approached in her car, in a park, by officers drawn by her unlicensed vehicle. On determining she was listed as a missing person, Martinez fled on the Des Moines-Kent road. She met stopped traffic, drove on the shoulder, was boxed in by patrol cars, emerged pointing a gun, and was shot to death. Reportedly her twin sister had died violently in a police chase years prior and she’d expressed a macabre wish to die the same way.

ID: 383

Victms Name: Guadalupe Martinez
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Race: Hispanic/Latino

City: Kent
County: King
State: WA
Zip Code: 98032
Country: United States of America

Agency: Kent Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Martinez was approached in her car, in a park, by officers drawn by her unlicensed vehicle. On determining she was listed as a missing person, Martinez fled on the Des Moines-Kent road. She met stopped traffic, drove on the shoulder, was boxed in by patrol cars, emerged pointing a gun, and was shot to death. Reportedly her twin sister had died violently in a police chase years prior and she’d expressed a macabre wish to die the same way.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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