Man Admits to Killing His Mom and 5-Year-Old Brother Before Leaving His Baby Brother in a Dumpster

by Sierra Marlee | May 9, 2015 1:40 pm

Roberto Martinez-Marinero, 25, turned himself in at 9pm on Thursday. He admitted to the murder of his mother and 5-year-old brother and throwing his 11-month-old brother into a dumpster and leaving him there[1]. The baby was discovered bruised and crying, wearing nothing but a diaper.


From The Daily Mail[3]:

A 25-year-old man has turned himself into authorities claiming he killed his mother, left his baby brother in a dumpster, and threw his five-year-old brother in a river.

Roberto Martinez-Marinero confessed a day after his 45-year-old mother, Jesus Ismenia Marinero, was found dead in a ditch in Omaha, Nebraska, on Wednesday evening, prompting a large-scale investigation.

Her 11-month-old son, Angel Ramirez-Marinero, was spotted bruised and crying wearing nothing but a diaper in a dumpster just feet away.

As officers question the elder son, they continue to search for his five-year-old brother Josue Ramirez-Marinero, who also went missing on Wednesday.

Roberto told investigators he abducted the little boy then threw him off a bridge into the city’s Elkhorn River. His car was found by the riverside.

According to, the 25-year-old walked into the police station at 9.10pm on Thursday with his chilling confession.

He is charged with first-degree murder and use of a deadly weapon.

As of this publishing, the body of the 5-year-old hasn’t been found, and the infant is doing well.
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