Antoinette Martinez has confessed to her part in the murder of Xavier Cordero, My Fox-Austin is reporting today. San Antonio police say that 20-year-old Xavier Cordero was found dead on a Texas ranch on June 19, 2014. Antoinette Martinez says she lured the man to the apartment by promising sex but robbed him and killed him, instead. Cameo Marcus Clines aka Cameo Clines was also arrested. Both Martinez and Clines have bonds set at $1 million for capital murder. Cameo Clines was already on probation for burglary of a vehicle. The capital murder charge makes them eligible for the death penalty.
Xavier Cordero was the son of a detective who worked for the SAPD. Friends and family paid their respects to the beloved young man on June 26, 2014, with Porter Loring Chapel presiding. The former basketball player was a funny person who loved making others laugh. His devastated friends and family say they will miss him dearly. Xavier Cordero attended NISD but graduated from Earl Warren High.
Antoinette Martinez had previously confessed to a robbery that occurred at the Burger King where she was employed. In that robbery Martinez had originally stated that she was robbed at gunpoint by a man wearing all black, and that the man took almost $800 in cash from the Burger King. Antoinette Martinez was also connected to an additional robbery. While talking to police she confessed to the murder of Xavier Cordero, according to KSAT-San Antonio.
The Bexar County Sheriff's office was called to a property located in the 17200 block of Donop Road in San Antonio. When detectives arrived they found the body of a Hispanic male lying face down in a cow pasture on a private ranch, not far from Braunig Lake, according to WOAI.
The body of the unidentified male was transported to the medical examiner's office where they determined that the man was the victim of a homicide. Examiners also found that the man had trauma to his chest and face. Police had no suspects in the case until Antoinette Martinez confessed to the murder.
Cameo Clines is due in court July 31. Antoinette Martinez is due in court on July 30, according to Bexar County Sheriff's records.