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Tragic Murder-Suicide in Athens Claims Three Lives: Police Investigate on Massey Lane

Nicole Jordan

Athens-Clarke County Police are investigating a murder-suicide in Athens that occurred on Friday night and claimed the lives of three individuals. ACCPD responded to an aggravated assault call on December 1 at approximately 10:55 pm in the 100 block of Massey Lane, according to a press release.

Twenty-six-year-old Juliana Navarnete-Moreno and 20-year-old Hugo Martinez-Cerritos arrived together at the Massey Lane residence when 31-year-old Mangell Maivena approached their vehicle. Maivena had a former domestic relationship with Navarnete-Moreno, according to the report. A dispute between the three individuals escalated to gunfire, where Maivena shot both individuals and then took his own life.

Both Maivena and Navarnete-Morena were found deceased at the scene. Martinez-Cerritos sustained life-threatening injuries and died in a local hospital on Sunday, December 3. ACCPD is asking anyone with information about the incident to contact Det. Paul Johnson at 762-400-7060 or Paul.Johnson@accgov.com

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