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  1. #1
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    Jun 2005
    On the Third Coast

    CT - Joyvaline 'Joy' Martinez, 28, East Hartford, Oct 2003


    07 August 08

    Police are looking for new leads on an almost 5-year-old missing person case.

    are looking for a 28-year-old who has been missing since 2003.

    Joyvaline Martinez, 28, has been missing since 2003.

    Her family last saw her in October 2003 in East Hartford and have not heard from her since.

    She is approximately 5 foot 6 inches, with a thin build and light complexion, police said.

    Police said she is familiar with the Hartford, East Hartford and Middletown areas.

    Anyone with information about Martinez is asked to call the Criminal Investigation Division 860-291-7605.

    Last edited by summer_breeze; 03-29-2010 at 10:59 AM.

  2. #2
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    Aug 2008
    up north

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    Jul 2010
    Joyvaline Martinez has been identified as Jane Doe #1 in New Britain, CT. She was found along with two other women in 2007...


    Police Identify Remains Found in New Britain in 2007

    Joyvaline Martinez has been identified as Jane Doe Number One. She is one of three women whose remains were found behind a New Britian strip mall.

    By Ari Mason
    Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 | Updated 4:58 PM EDT

    Police Identify Remains Found in New Britain in 2007

    Joyvaline "Joy" Martinez, who went missing in October of 2003, has been identified as one of the three women whose remains were found in New Britain in 2007, according to police.

    The bodies were found in a wooded area behind the intersection of Route 9 and Hartford Road...
    Rest In Peace, Joyvaline

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    Joyvaline Martinez
    Martinez, 23, disappeared from East Hartford, Connecticut on in October 10, 2003. Her skeletal remains were found behind a strip mall in New Britain, Connecticut in August 2007, along with the remains of two other women. One set of remains was identified as Diane Cusack in December 2010. Martinez's body remained unidentified until September 2013, and the identity of the third victim is still unknown. All the women's deaths have been ruled homicides and are under investigation.


  6. #6
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    May 2012
    Task force on the hunt for serial killer
    Friday, September 26, 2014 8:44 PM EDT


    NEW BRITAIN — Diane Cusack was a beloved sister.
    Joyvaline “Joy” Martinez was an aunt who adored her niece and nephews.
    Mary Jane Menard was a mother who also left a mark on the local substance abuse community she sought to help.
    The New Britain Serial Murder Task Force, consisting of federal, state and local agencies, is working to identify a serial killer who left the remains of all three women behind a plaza at 593 Hartford Road more than a decade ago. New Britain Police Chief James Wardwell, who was the lead investigator on the case from 2007 to 2012, contended for years that the women weren’t just faceless, nameless, “Jane Does.”
    “These cases are near and dear to my heart,” Wardwell said in 2012. “I came up through the ranks investigating their deaths and I feel as strongly today about giving them justice as I did that day out in the woods five years ago. Our dedication has not diminished.”
    Family members gathered solemnly at police headquarters to support Wardwell’s public plea for help in finding the killer.
    more at link.

  7. #7
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    Aug 2008
    New Orleans, LA
    Howell: A fateful freedom?
    Posted: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 10:09 pm
    by Lisa Backus

    A month after William Devin Howell was released from a Connecticut jail in late 2002, the first of several people from the area disappeared.

    Those people joined three others whose partial skeletons were found in the same wooded area in August 2007 — Joyvaline Martinez, Diane Cusack and Mary Jane Menard — the same week Howell was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree manslaughter in Arizmendi’s death.

    Like Camilini and Arizmendi, the other four identified people found buried or dumped at the site disappeared in 2003. Arizmendi was last seen getting into Howell’s van in late July of that year. He left Connecticut in early November and was arrested by North Carolina authorities later that month.

    Sources have said Howell is considered the lone suspect in the case.

    more at the link

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  8. #8
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    Jul 2017
    Los Angeles
    Her serial killer was offered a plea deal last month: http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/l...427239673.html