Martin Ehrke arrested as two women’s bodies discovered from Arbuckle, California: Photos
Bodies of two women were discovered from a Northern California almond orchard. The two women were mercilessly murdered and their bodies were discovered from the orchard. While one of the women’s bodies was found from a freezer, the other body was discovered from a pond.
Martin Ehrke, according to Colusa County sheriff’s deputies, has been arrested for the double murder. The 49-year old was apprehended and taken into custody by the police Friday.
Colusa County Sheriff, Lt. Mark Contreras, came to know about the news through a telephone call Thursday. Sheriff’s deputies told the media that the person who called the police said that he had been to the scene and and described the bloody walls in a residence and two missing women.
Officials claimed that bodies of both the women who lived on the property off and own were later identified. Police claimed that the two women were probably murdered within 24 hours before their bodies were found.
The suspect was allegedly located and apprehended from a place around a 15-minute drive from the crime scene. Deputies took him into custody, interviewed him and then booked him into jail on homicide charges. Contreras told the media, “It’s going to be hard on this community for a while…It’s a small community; everybody knows everybody.”
Martin Ehrke’s Facebook page suggests that the suspect was self-employed and attended Yuba College. The two women’s bodies were discovered from his property. In a press release the police said, “Upon the arrival of first responders, deputies were informed of a possible human body in a freezer located in an attached residence on the property…Deputies discovered evidence of a crime scene as well as a possible body inside a freezer…Upon service of the search warrant, detectives confirmed that an unidentified body had been placed inside a chest freezer inside a bedroom in an attached residence on the property. So far the identity of the two women is being withheld.