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Police: Michelle Martens watched as boyfriend, cousin raped and dismembered 10-yr-old daughter

October 12, 2016  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Police: Michelle Martens watched as boyfriend, cousin raped and dismembered 10-yr-old daughter

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Recently released Police transcripts revealed Michelle Martens did nothing to stop her boyfriend and his cousin from sexually assaulting, killing, and dismembering her 10-year-old daughter, despite the fact that the girl pleaded for them to stop.

Michelle Martens confessed to authorities that she sat back and saw her daughter, Victoria, get brutally murdered by her boyfriend Fabian Gonzales and his cousin, Jessica Kelley, back in August. She reportedly had sex with her demented boyfriend just 20 minutes after the attack.

The allegations surfaced across three interviews with law enforcement officials during which the woman provided a series of conflicting stories, according to KRQE.

Michelle, initially claimed she didn't see the killing, but eventually told cops that she watched her daughter be raped because she enjoyed it, police transcripts claim

Michelle Martens initially claimed she didn’t see the killing, but eventually told cops that she watched her daughter be raped because she enjoyed it, police transcripts claim

Forensic reports revealed that the child was given meth and was raped, suffocated, and stabbed just before the suspects dismembered her body.

The 35-year-old mother admitted that she sat and watched as her daughter was raped and murdered at approximately 5 pm on August 23rd, just one day after her 10th birthday.

The woman originally told police that she and 31-year-old Gonzales, were attacked by his cousin, who is a convicted rapist, and that she was unaware of what had happened to Victoria.

Michelle Martens stated, “Jessica comes into our bedroom and asks me if I believe in God, She kept hitting me, hitting me, hitting me, punching.”

As she left the house, Martens claimed that Kelley yelled “Your daughter’s dead!”

However, during questioning, that account drastically shifted: She then informed officers that the couple had left Victoria by herself with Kelley and that the girl had been killed after she took meth that she found.

Martens said that her boyfriend and his cousin got rid of the child’s remains – which were discovered dismembered and enveloped in a burning blanket. She also claimed that the two suspects threatened her life if she contacted authorities.

Fabian Gonzales (left) and his cousin Jessica Kelley (right) were guilty of the attack, Martens claimed - but the mom admitted she did nothing to help her begging daughter

Fabian Gonzales (left) and his cousin Jessica Kelley (right) were guilty of the attack, Martens claimed – but the mom admitted she did nothing to help her begging daughter

Investigators, who were dubious of her story, deceived her into believing that Gonzales confessed the truth in another room.

She finally admitted what happened: that she sat and watched Gonzales and Kelley rape and slay her daughter, even though the victim pleaded for compassion.

Martins also stated that she had observed the pair sexually assault Victoria at least three times before her murder and that she believes Gonzales was taking advantage of the girl for over a month while the mother was at work.

The mother told detectives she liked watching as her daughter was violated and permitted two other men to have sex with girl in the last six months.

Martens also revealed that she used the dating site Plenty of Fish to recruit men to have sex with her child.

Gonzales was questioned for eight hours, and initially imitated Martens’ allegations that they were assaulted by Kelley.

However, he then changed his story, saying he had found Kelley with the child’s body and had helped dispose of the remains.

Some of Victoria’s body parts were recovered in a plastic bag in a hamper beside the kitchen.

Victoria Martens, seen above in Facebook photos, was killed at around 5pm on August 23, the day after her 10th birthday

Victoria Martens, seen above in Facebook photos, was killed at around 5pm on August 23, the day after her 10th birthday

Investigators also collected DNA samples from the suspects, as well as a camcorder and multiple electronic devices they allege may have been utilized for their sexual exploitations.

Michelle Martens faces charges of child abuse resulting in death and kidnapping; Gonzales faces the same along with child rape.

CNN reported that Kelley was staying at the Martens residence in after being released from prison. He has been charged with child rape, kidnapping, and child abuse resulting in death.

Victoria had started fourth grade at an Albuquerque elementary school and was going to have her birthday party on the day she was brutally murdered.

She had a half-brother who was not at the residence at the time of her slaying.

The suspects’ trials are anticipated to begin sometime in 2017, and all are in custody on $1 million cash bonds.

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