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Suspect arrested in Brandon double-murder

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Charles Martinez is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of arson of a dwelling. Charles Martinez is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of arson of a dwelling.
BRANDON FL (WFLA) - Hilllsborough County Sheriff's detectives have charged a man in connection with a double-murder in Brandon last October.

Charles Martinez was previously identified as a person-of-interest in the case. He is now charged with the murders of Lindsay Green, 25, and Jennifer Kalb, 23, after detectives say a witness came forward with information.

Related: Second Brandon murder victim identified

Green was reported missing by family members after she did not pick up her son from daycare on Oct. 9

On Green and Kalb's bodies were found in Green's Brandon townhome. Investigators say the women were murdered and a fire was set to cover it up.

Related: Deputies investigating murder of two women in Brandon

On Oct. 10, Green and Kalb's bodies were found in Green's Brandon townhome. Investigators say the women were murdered and a fire was set to cover it up.

Martinez is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of arson of a dwelling. He has been in jail since Oct. 11, 2013.

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