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Man Charged In Girlfriend's Death Fails To Show Up For Manslaughter Trial

A Stamford defendant accused of killing his girlfriend reportedly was a no-show in court for his trial Tuesday, according to the Connecticut Post.
A Stamford defendant accused of killing his girlfriend reportedly was a no-show in court for his trial Tuesday, according to the Connecticut Post. Photo Credit: File

STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Stamford man charged with strangling his girlfriend in a car on I-95 in Fairfield failed to show up Tuesday in court for the start of his manslaughter trial, according to the Connecticut Post.

The jury was in place, but Cesar Martinez was not in the courtroom at Bridgeport Superior Court, the report said.

Martinez, 29, is to be arrested again, per orders of Superior Court Judge John Kavanewsky Jr., according to the Connecticut Post.

Martinez is charged with first-degree manslaughter in the April 8, 2013, death of Brenda Hernandez, 23.

Click here for the Connecticut Post report .

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