Raul Martinez, 22, is in custody in the Marion County Jail. He has been charged with second-degree murder and felon in possession of a firearm.
Around 6:35 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19, Salem officers were sent to the Shilo Inn at 3304 Market Street NE about an unresponsive woman. When they arrived, the woman, later identified as 22-year-old Janet Ramos-Hernandez, had already died.
“Over the last several weeks, detectives from the Salem Police Violent Crimes Unit worked all available leads and served several warrants as part of this investigation which pointed to Martinez as involved in the incident,” Salem police said.
No other details were immediately released.