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Case Number: LA063599

Defendant: Rafael Enrique Martinez, Jr.

Prosecution: DDA Daniel Akemon
Defense: Tom Burns, Alternate Public Defender's Office

Nancy Boehm - September 1997
Shawn Boehm, 23 - September 1997

Nancy Boehm was unemployed and supplementing her income at the time of her death by selling cocaine out of her North Hollywood home. Her son Shawn, 23, has been described as having the mental capacity of a 12 or 13 year old. The Los Angeles Times reported that he participated in the Special Olympics.

Nancy's property was gated and friends described her as very concerned about security. Nancy's friends knew to call first before they came over.  Nancy and Shawn's bodies were found with multiple stab wounds. Nancy was found in a back bedroom where she transacted business. Shawn was found in another bedroom. DNA evidence linked to the defendant was found underneath Nancy's fingernails.


1/20/15 T&T Update on Several Cases
1/26/15 Martinez, Jr., Trial Day 1, Jury Selection
1/27/15 Martinez, Jr., Trial Day 2, Jury Selection
1/28/15 Martinez, Jr., Trial Day 3, Jury Selection
1/29/15 Martinez, Jr., Trial Day 4, Opening Statements
1/29/15 Martinez, Jr., Trial Day 4, Opening Statements, Part II 
1/29/15 Martinez, Jr., Trial Day 4, Opening Statements, Part III UPDATED!
1/30/15 Martinez Jr., Trial Day 5, Testimony Continues 
1/30/15 Martinez Jr., Trial Day 5, Part II   --NEW--
2/02/15 Martinez Jr., Trial Day 6, People's Testimony Continues
2/03/15 Martinez Jr., Trial Day 7, People's Testimony Continues
2/04/15 Martinez Jr., Trial Day 8, People's Testimony Continues
2/05/15 Martinez Jr., Trial Day 9, People's Testimony Continues
2/09/15 Martinez Jr., Trial Short Update
2/10/15 Martinez Jr., Trial Update II
2/11/15 Martinez Jr., Trial Update III 
2/23/15 Martinez Jr., Trial Update IV

Other Media
Photo of Shawn via search engine
Photos of Nancy & Defendant at NewsSpy Flicker
11/06/09 LA Times Article about the Boehm murders
11/05/09 ABC 7 Local Story
11/05/09 LAPD Online
11/06/09 LAist Story
11/05/09 San Gabriel Valley Tribune
06/14/11 Local PATCH Story
09/22/97 Daily News Story via FreeLibrary
09/22/97 LA Times Story

Nancy & Shawn Boehm at Find A Grave