Hazleton Man Stands Trial for 2013 Murder of Kearny Teen

Jersey City, New Jersey – Cruz Martinez, a resident of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, has been convicted of the murder of 16-year-old Alishia Colon in her bedroom on Belgrove Drive in Kearny on January 17, 2013. Martinez appeared in court with his lawyer, Scott Finkenauer, for the jury selection in his trial in Jersey City on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. The trial for the murder of Alishia Colon has been an emotional and high-profile case in the …

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