Man Arrested for Killing Pregnant Woman Because He Wasn't Father of Her Baby

A man allegedly became so enraged that the object of his "affection" was pregnant that he killed her. The man, Emilio Calderon, was apparently so obsessed with his victim, Katherine Martinez, that when she told him she was pregnant with her boyfrend's baby, he allegedly stabbed her three times and, when that didn't kill her, strangled her. Her unborn daughter died as well. Santa Barbara killer Elliot Rodger may have gotten all the press for going on a murderous rampage because he felt he deserved women he wasn't getting, but this kind of thing goes on all of the time.

Calderon reportedly told police that he and Martinez were in an on-off relationship and he became enraged when he learned that he was not the father of her baby.

However, friends and family say that the two never had a sexual relationship and that he should have had no expectation that the baby was his. One friend reportedly said:

They never had sex. They didn't kiss. They never even held hands. They did not have an intimate relationship.

Despite this, Calderon sounded deeply obsessed with the woman -- reportedly showing up at her college classes and the restaurant where she worked as a waitress. He also apparently was stalking her on social media. After she got fed up with attempts to be with her, Martinez blocked him, so he made up a fake account that she friended (presumably on Facebook) and kept track of her that way.

Despite all of this, Martinez seemed to have no clue that Calderon was capable of violence and agreed to meet with him at her apartment to talk. After learning she was pregnant, he allegedly flew into a rage and admitted to cops that he killed her. Another of Martinez's friends said:

We want the public to know that just because he pursued her doesn't mean he was entitled to her.

Nor to kill her! And yet the stories of this woman's stalking and murder are couched in such language that it makes it sound like all this man was doing was "wooing" her. In fact, "woo" is a word I kept coming across. He was not "wooing," he was busting all of her boundaries and stalking her.

Unfortunately, Martinez didn't seem to see the signs of this nor realize how dangerous obsessed stalkers can be, and trusted him enough to meet with him. That was a fatal mistake for her and her unborn child.

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Stalking is extremely dangerous, and women who are "friends" with men who refuse to respect their boundaries and won't take "no" for an answer should not underestimate what these men can be capable of. But it's a sad world when a woman has to be worried that saying "no" to a man can mean her life.

If you think you are being stalked, please call the Safe Horizons hotline at 1-866-689-HELP (4357). 

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TinyT... TinyTootiePie

Yes. Thank God, I managed to escape the situations. Fucking psychos. You go on one date, you don't even hold hands, and they think you're their f-ing gf and get angry when you say "I've decided not to date you" and start calling you names and blowing up your phone for wks. Then there's the ex who lies and an overall f-up and when you tell them you're done w their crap they threaten your safety and stalk you in your own apt complex while you move on w your love life, then they get a chance to talk and they say they wanna marry you. Then the ex that you decided not to get back together with after getting someone else pregnant, who literally breaks down your door after he finds out you're with a date.... Women need to be a lot more careful and not be so lax when it comes to dating or marrying. Scary.

nonmember avatar lisa

I agree with Tiny...u can go out on certian dates that the people end up being some real freaks! The only problem is when u first meet them u have no idea there CRAZY like that until it all starts. I've had it happen he was a blind date & normal for a long time before he started showing his mean + sick side. My heart truly goes out to her family and the father of the baby he took because of his deranged sick mind. That guy needs to go to prison not have the privileges they show on T.V. though, whatever they mean when they say u deserve to severe hard time that's what I'm talking bout. Put him in the hole!

00NoW... 00NoWay00

I had someone completely obsessed with me a few years ago. He was scary. I am glad I lived in a secure building at the time so it was easy for me to pretend I was not home when he would stop by unannounced and uninvited. He would call constantly and tell me he was in love with me and wanted to marry me. (Did I mention ... he was already married?!?!?) He finally "broke up with me" and "let me" date other people. I have since moved and gotten married and I don't think he knows where I live or my last name. I hope it stays that way.

nonmember avatar lisa

I agree with Tiny...u can go out on certian dates that the people end up being some real freaks! The only problem is when u first meet them u have no idea there CRAZY like that until it all starts. I've had it happen he was a blind date & normal for a long time before he started showing his mean + sick side. My heart truly goes out to her family and the father of the baby he took because of his deranged sick mind. That guy needs to go to prison not have the privileges they show on T.V. though, whatever they mean when they say u deserve to severe hard time that's what I'm talking bout. Put him in the hole!

Robyn Mazy

yes i have, i broke it off with my ex, and soon found it he broke into my my social sites, trying to change my passwords, and sending messages to people. when i tried to talk to him he bacome verbally violent and raised his hand to me. but never got the corage to hit. i had warned him what would happen if he ever did, since the last guy that hit me was in highschool and i threw him across the room.


 

nonmember avatar Wolfina

After I got married my ex fiance stalked me online by making up fake facebook accounts. It was really scary. It went on about two years before I wrote him a scathing email telling him that if he thought I'd be his friend he was wrong. He emotionally manipulated and abused me for two years before I left him for my husband and I wasn't about to put up with his bs anymore, especially since I was now a mom. I told him that if he contacted me again, I would get a restraining order on him. I thankfully haven't heard from him since.

Kerry McCann

Stalking is so scary. I love to watch investigation discovery. And the stalking shows scare the shit out of me. Worst part is the cops never believe them, or tell them there is nothing they can do. It so sad.

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