NEW: Greenacres woman slain in D.C. to be remembered at Royal Palm church Tuesday


A service to celebrate the life of a Greenacres woman killed last week in Washington, D.C., will be held Tuesday afternoon in Royal Palm Beach. 

The family of Wendy Martinez said the service will be held at 2 p.m. at Christ Fellowship’s Royal Palm Beach campus at Southern Boulevard and State Road 7. The service is open to the public.

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Martinez, a former Greenacres resident and a 2001 graduate of Lake Worth High School, was fatally stabbed the night of Sept. 18 while jogging in the Logan Circle neighborhood of Washington.  She was 35.

 

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Police said the attack was unprovoked. Investigators have arrested 23-year-old Anthony Crawford on a charge of first-degree murder in connection with Martinez’s death.

Martinez was an honors student at Florida Atlantic University and earned a graduate degree from Georgetown University. 

She worked for a Washington-based software, data and media company. 

She recently was engaged, her family said. 



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