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Boston University Graduate Among 5 Dead in Calif. Slayings

Amanda Crews, a physician, was among the five killed, including a baby and two young girls

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    Boston University Graduate Among 5 Dead in Calif. Slayings
    Stanislaus Co. Health Services Agency
    Amanda Crews

    Family members have identified one of the victims of a mass killing in Modesto, California, as a graduate of Boston University.

    Amanda Crews, a physician, was among the five killed, including a baby and two young girls, according to necn affiliate WPTZ. The suspect, Martin Martinez, was arrested Sunday on murder charges.

    Family members said Martinez had a relationship with Crews and fathered her six-month-old daughter.

    Another victim was Crews' 6-year-old daughter, Elizabeth and the third child was a friend of Elizabeth's. They were all planning to go to a fair.

    The fifth victim in the killing was an adult, but police have not said what her relationship was to the family

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