April 22, 1970
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (November 30, 2014) The Mount Pleasant Police Department has charged Alberto Martinez-Villa with the murder of his wife, Augustina Hernandez-Hernandez, that occurred at their home on Rifle Range Road.
Mr. Martinez-Villa reported his wife missing on November 28th, 2014 which prompted the Mount Pleasant Police Department to launch an investigation into her disappearance. Mrs. Hernandez-Hernandez's body was found with apparent knife inflicted wounds in North Charleston the next day and evidence obtained by investigators led to the arrest of Mr. Martinez-Villa.
The Mount Pleasant and North Charleston Police Departments worked a collaborative investigation into the suspicious death due to the crossing of jurisdictional boundaries.
Mr. Martinez-Villa has also been charged with Possession of a Knife/Firearm During a Violent Crime.