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Pennsylvania man arrested in murder of 16-year-old New Jersey girl

Posted at 7:11 PM, Jan 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-20 19:13:19-05

KEARNY, NEW JERSEY (PIX11) – 41-year-old Cruz Martinez, JR. of Pennsylvania was arrested on Saturday and charged in the murder of 16-year-old Alisha Colon. Colon was found dead in her family’s apartment on Thursday. Investigators are trying to figure out if a fight that involved Colon’s family earlier that night had anything to do with her shooting. Martinez is being held on ten million dollars bail in a Pennsylvania jail.