Omaha Police ID Man discovered useless in church, e-book suspect on 2nd homicide cost

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – A woman already in custody for murder was booked Friday for the murder of a man who was found dead in a church social room earlier this week.

Autumn Acacia-Cortez, 37, was charged with a second murder. She is now being charged with first degree murder when Francisco Santiago (left) and Jose Martinez died.(Omaha Police Department)

Autumn Acacia-Cortes, 37, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 53-year-old Francisco Santiago, who was found dead Wednesday evening in the social hall of Our Lady of Guadalupe, according to a press release from the Omaha Police Department on Friday.

Acacia-Cortes was booked last week for the murder of Jose Martinez, who was found dead in the Highland Tower on January 21st.

Autum Acacia-Cortez mug shotAutum Acacia-Cortez mug shot(PHOTO: Omaha Police Department)

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP (7867) or submit a tip via or the P3 Tips app.

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