Indianapolis police arrest woman accused of murdering 18-month-old child in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Indianapolis police say they've arrested a woman wanted in connection with the 2008 beating death of her 18-month-old child in Louisville.

According to a news release from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Jessica Martinez was arrested by police in the 900 block of North Gladstone Avenue in Indianapolis. Police say she was initially stopped for obstructing traffic, but a warrant check showed that she was wanted on a charge of murder out of Louisville, Kentucky.

Police say she was taken into custody without incident and will be transferred back to Louisville, "once extradition is determined."

WDRB News is in the process of contacting Louisville Metro Police to learn more about the case she was allegedly involved in.

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