Suspect in shooting death of Denver woman surrenders to police.

A man suspected in the shooting death of a Denver woman who was to be a witness in a Pueblo murder trial turned himself over to police on Thursday night.

Emmanuel Chandler, 29, is being held for investigation of first-degree murder for the death of 31-year-old Roxann Martinez, according to Denver police. Martinez was shot about 11 p.m. Feb. 25 near East Kenyon Drive and South Wabash Street.

Martinez was a witness who could have testified in the ongoing murder trial of Donthe Lucas, a 28-year-old man charged with killing his pregnant girlfriend, Kelsie Schelling, 21. Schelling disappeared in February 2013, and her body has not been found.

Police investigators do not believe her death is connected to her status as a witness. On Friday police said Martinez’ death “appears to be the result of a domestic violence-related incident.”

The probable cause statement for Chandler’s arrest is sealed, police said.

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