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Man Pleads Insanity In Slaying Of Teenager

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Edward Romero (credit: CBS)

Edward Romero (credit: CBS)

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DENVER (AP) – A 27-year-old man has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the slaying of a 16-year-old girl.

Edward Romero is accused of killing Alicia Martinez last October. Martinez was killed while walking home from a party.

After the killing, Romero offered to help friends and relatives pass out filers asking for help finding the woman.

alicia martinez Man Pleads Insanity In Slaying Of Teenager

Alicia Martinez (credit: CBS)

According to the Denver Post, Romero was ordered on Monday to undergo a psychological evaluation at the Denver County Jail in the next 90 days.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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