Ashlee Martinson, 17, was charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide and three counts of false imprisonment

By Tara Fowler
March 11, 2015 10:50 AM
Boone County Sheriff

A 17-year-old girl was arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide for allegedly killing her mother and stepfather.

Ashlee Martinson, a horror blogger who documented her obsession with death under the name Vampchick, was apprehended in Indiana on Sunday, about 500 miles from where she allegedly killed Jennifer Ayers, 40, and Thomas Ayers, 37, at their Wisconsin home, the Wausau Daily Herald reports.

Police say Martinson killed her parents, then locked her three younger siblings in a room downstairs with food and juice, according to the Associated Press. They were unharmed.

The oldest child, a 9-year-old girl, told authorities that Martinson shot her stepfather first. The mother heard the gunshots and went running upstairs to see what had happened. The 9-year-old followed Jennifer Ayers upstairs and saw her arguing with Martinson.

The girl said Martinson then told her they were going to play a game and took her and her other two siblings, ages 8 and 2, downstairs, locking them in a room by tying the door shut, the Daily Herald reports.

Martinson, who is fighting extradition to Wisconsin, was also charged with three counts of false imprisonment. Her boyfriend, 22-year-old Ryan Sisco, was arrested in Indiana with her over the weekend. However, he is not wanted in connection with the killings.

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