Big Spring Son Arrested for Mother's Murder

BIG SPRING, Texas - (KMID/KPEJ) - Big Spring Police arrested Jason Luera, 32, for the murder of his mother Gloria Martinez, 52, Thursday.

The original crime, dubbed a suicide, happened October 22, 2016 at a home at 707 Lorilla in Big Spring.

Suspicious circumstances caused BSPD to investigate the death as a homicide.

Luera was originally arrested and charged December 9 for a parole violation.

While in jail on January 6, Luera was charged with burglary of a habitation and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. All charges are felony offenses.

The Criminal Investigations Division interviewed Luera again and he confessed to killing his mother, Gloria Martinez.

As of Thursday, Luera was charged with murder, a felony 1 offense.

The investigation continues.


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