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Two Charged In February's Gage Park Massacre

By Mae Rice in News on May 19, 2016 9:11PM

Diego Uribe, 22 (left) and Jafeth Ramos, 19, both of whom have been charged in the Gage Park Massacres (Chicago Police Department)

Updated at 6:30 p.m. with information from police: Police have charged a man and his girlfriend in relation to the February's Gage Park massacre.

Diego Uribe, 22, and his girlfriend Jafeth Ramos, 19, have been charged with the six murders. Uribe, a relative of the victims, was linked to the Gage Park crime scene by DNA evidence and phone records, police said. Uribe and Ramos both gave statements to the police admitting to involvement in the killings, according to police.

The Gage Park massacre was first discovered on Feb. 4, when police found six people murdered in a home in the 5700 block of South California Ave. The victims were three generations of the same family: Noe Martinez and his wife, Rosaura Hernandez; their adult children, Noe Martinez Jr. and Herminia Martinez; and Alexis and Leonardo, Herminia’s two sons, (ages 10 and 13, respectively).

Based on the latest details of the murders, including select autopsy reports, the massacre was the the work of multiple killers, using weapons including a gun and knives to bring their victims to brutal ends.