Woman dies after domestic violence incident, boyfriend could face new charges

Photo of Shay Martinez from Gresham Police

GRESHAM, Ore. – A 30-year-old accused of domestic violence could face new charges after his girlfriend died Tuesday while in the hospital.

Shay Martinez, 29, of Portland was taken to the hospital early Sunday morning with multiple traumatic injuries, Gresham Police said.

Investigators arrested her Jose Funes, 30, of Gresham, the next day on first degree domestic violence assault charges. He was booked into the Multnomah County Jail with bail set at $250,000.

Martinez and Funes were in a relationship, Gresham Police said.

Officials said that Martinez died of her injuries on Tuesday morning.

Investigators sent information to the Multnomah County District Attorney, and Funes could be arraigned on updated charges.

If you talked with either Martinez or Funes on Saturday or Sunday, call police at (503) 618-2719.

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