According to Denver District Attorney's Office spokesperson Lynn Kimbrough, Jacquelyn Perea, 29, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Monday for contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a felony, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor.
Perea was given a two-year, supervised, deferred-judgment sentence on the contributing count, and two years of supervised probation for the marijuana count.
Kimbrough says on Oct. 22, Perea took 16-year-old Alicia Martinez to a party at Edward Romero's home in the 4100 block of Decatur Street knowing alcohol and drugs would be there. Investigators say Perea also gave Martinez marijuana.
The teen was later allegedly killed by 26-year-old Edward Romero.
Perea reported Martinez missing the next day, and the teen's body was found dismembered on Oct. 24. 9Wants to Know learned Martinez's body had to be identified through dental records.
Kimbrough says if Perea successfully completes her probation, the contributing count will be dismissed in two years, but the marijuana count will remain on her record. Kimbrough says one of the conditions of the plea agreement is Perea cooperates with the prosecution on cases involving co-defendants.
Romero faces first-degree murder charges for Martinez's death. He also faces also faces two counts of possession of a weapon by a previous offender, according to the Denver District Attorney's office.
Two other people were arrested in connection with Martinez's murder.
Francesca Pagliasotti, 25, was charged with accessory to first-degree murder for allegedly helping Romero, who was her boyfriend, by cleaning the crime scene and lying to police.
Twenty-year-old Manuel Gonzales was charged with one count of accessory to first-degree murder because police say he intentionally hindered their investigation into Martinez's disappearance.
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