In a sad progression of events, Martinez police have arrested Christina Fletcher, 25 in the connection with the death of her own father, Paul Fletcher, 59.
He was found shot to death by a .357 Magnum at his home on May 13th, sometime between the hours of midnight and 4 a.m. After the shooting, Christina Fletcher was found running naked in a park in Oakland just hours after the shooting.
Gary Peterson, Martinez Police Cmdr. stated that Ms. Fletcher was arrested as she was leaving a psychiatric hospital on Thursday. She was transported to John George Psychiatric Pavilion in San Leandro before she was identified by Oakland police as the suspect in the death of her father.
Ms. Fletcher, a college graduate has a brother who was living at home with her and the father. He was unaware of the shooting until finding him dead in bed after arriving home from work.
Ms. Fletcher is currently being held on a $1 million bail and is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday on charges of murder.