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UPDATE: Documents reveal Foothills homicide victim restrained with belts, neckties

Frank Eugene Martinez Jr. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department) Frank Eugene Martinez Jr. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)
Robert Belman (Source: Tucson News Now) Robert Belman (Source: Tucson News Now)
Deputies from the Pima County Sheriff's Department were called to a home in the 5400 block of East Calle Barril, near North Craycroft Road and East Sunrise Drive. (Source: KOLD News 13) Deputies from the Pima County Sheriff's Department were called to a home in the 5400 block of East Calle Barril, near North Craycroft Road and East Sunrise Drive. (Source: KOLD News 13)
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Court documents released Monday, April 23, reveal new details about a homicide last week in the Foothills.

The body of 71-year-old Robert Belman was found in his home in the 5400 block of East Calle Barril on Thursday, April 19.

According to the interim complaint, Belman had been restrained to a chair with belts and neckties. The house had been ransacked and items including a TV, stereo, computer and surveillance cameras were missing.

Authorities on Friday, April 20, arrested 34-year-old Frank Eugene Martinez Jr. 

Martinez was found with Belman's truck, according to investigators.

Martinez was booked into the Pima County Jail and charged with first-degree murder, kidnapping, second-degree burglary, and unlawful use of means of transportation.

Deputy Cody Gress, a spokesman for the PCSD, said deputies were called to Belman's home for a welfare check.

Deputies said they found the door to the home open and Belman, the homeowner, dead inside with obvious signs of trauma.

Interim complaint - Frank Martinez Jr. by Tucson News Now on Scribd

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