Robert Martinez

By Tiffany Williams –

On Saturday night officers with the San Jose, CA Police Department responded to 2724 Monterey Rd. for a person stabbed.

Upon arrival officers found a male victim who was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Officers conducting an initial investigation were able to determine that the victim was staying at the Palm Tree Motel, located at 2724 Monterey Rd. The victim was visiting with another male subject who also was staying at the motel and at some point during that visit the victim was attacked by that male subject.

Police were able to identify Robert Martinez, 47-years-old, of San Jose as the suspect and He was taken into custody nearby.

Martinez has been charged with Murder and currently is in custody at the Santa Clara County Jail.