ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The mother of an Albuquerque 10-year-old girl found dead and dismembered told police she sought men online to sexually assault her daughter before her death.
The Albuquerque Journal reports (https://goo.gl/bujnqP) Michelle Martens told police she had set up encounters with at least three men to sexual assault her daughter whose brutal death spark vigils and outcry across New Mexico.
According to warrants obtained by the Journal, the 35-year-old Martens told investigators she didn't do it for the money. Martens said she set up the sexual assaults because she enjoyed watching.
Police found Victoria Martens' dismembered body inside the apartment she shared with her mother last month.
Michelle Martens, the mother's boyfriend, and the boyfriend's cousin all face charges.
It was not known if Michelle Martens has an attorney.