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Pueblo Woman, 8 Months Pregnant, Found Murdered In Home

PUEBLO, Colo. (CBS4) - A Pueblo woman who was eight months pregnant was murdered, Pueblo police said after they found her body inside her home on Monday.

Phenia Martinez and Joseph Romero
Phenia Martinez and Joseph Romero (credit: KKTV)

Phenia Martinez, 25, was reported missing on Friday after she didn't pick up her children from school and missed a doctor appointment.

Police said they're searching for Martinez's boyfriend, 56-year-old Joseph Romero, with whom Martinez shared a home on West 13th Street. He's wanted on second-degree murder charges.

Autopsy results are pending.

Police earlier said Romero may be driving a gray 1992 Dodge Dakota with license plate number 720-QFB.

Anyone with information is asked to call Pueblo police or Crime Stoppers at 719-542-STOP.

Joseph Romero Pueblo
(credit: Pueblo Police Department)
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