Gresham man arrested after girlfriend dies of domestic violence
A woman has died of domestic violence injuries caused by her boyfriend, Gresham police say.
Shay Martinez, 29, arrived at Mt. Hood Medical Center in the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 10, with what police described as "multiple traumatic injuries."
She was quickly transferred to Emanuel Hospital by ambulance, and the East County Major Crimes Team launched an investigation.
On Monday, Sept. 11, police arrested 30-year-old Gresham resident Jose Funes on a charge of first-degree domestic violence assault. Funes and Martinez were boyfriend and girlfriend, police say.
On Tuesday, Sept 12., Martinez succumbed to her injuries. Investigators have provided the District Attorney's office with updated information and may alter Funes' charges.
Funes is currently being held at the Multnomah County Detention Center on $250,000.00 bail. Anyone with information regarding this case should call 503-618-2719.
This story will be updated as new information becomes available.