Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 14-004 (13-453)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 3, 2014
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Charges Filed In Double Homicide

    A fire had been set within the townhouse in an attempt to cover up the murder.
    • Thursday
    • January 2, 2014
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Hillsborough County

    Victims:

    Lindsay Nicole Green
    DOB: 04/03/1988
    1528 Highland Ridge Circle
    Brandon, FL

    Jennifer Kalb
    DOB: 04/02/1990
    1022 Versant Drive
    Brandon, FL

    Suspect:

    Charles Martinez
    DOB: 08/31/1989
    1528 Highland Ridge Circle
    Brandon, FL

    Charges:

    • First Degree Murder (x2)
    • Arson of a Dwelling

    Details:

    A witness has come forward with information that has led detectives to charge Charles Martinez with the murders of Lindsay Green and Jennifer Kalb. Martinez will be charged with 2 counts of First Degree Murder and one count of Arson of a Dwelling. Martinez was arrested on 10/11/2013 for outstanding warrants and has been in jail since then. These new charges will be added to his previous charges.

    Previous Release 13-453:

    UPDATE: The second victim has been identified as Jennifer Kalb. Hillsborough County Medical's Examiners Office confirmed Kalb's identity via DNA testing.

    On October 10, 2013, at approximately 12:30 p.m., family members called Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office to report Lindsay Green missing. Green failed to pick up her son from daycare on October 9. Deputies responded to 1528 Highland Ridge Circle in Brandon on October 10. Two female victims were discovered inside the townhouse. A fire had been set within the townhouse in an attempt to cover up the murder.

    One of the female victims has been positively identified as Lindsay Green.

    The investigation is ongoing. Homicide detectives are asking for anyone with any information regarding this investigation to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200.
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