Man arrested in Chicago for Elkhart murder returns to Michiana

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. -- A man arrested in Chicago two weeks ago for an Elkhart murder was finally extradited and booked into the Elkhart County Jail.

Miguel Martinez, 18, is charged with murdering Anthony Perez, 26, in March.

Perez was found shot to death at the Deer Creek Apartments in the 2800 block of Toledo Road.

Martinez avoided arrest for nearly two months.

Officers from Chicago and Elkhart County arrested him in the city on May 13.

Martinez remains in Elkhart County Jail without bond.


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