The two people found dead inside a Newark motel have been identified by Pleasanton police as a missing teenage girl from Pleasanton and a Livermore man.
Pleasanton police would not release the name of either victim. They also would not confirm if the female victim was
However, a Facebook page set up to help find the missing teen put up a notice saying it was Martin who was the female victim in the motel room.
The page also says there are grief counselors today at Village High School, where friends say she went to school.
The page also says the male victim was Martin's boyfriend. He is identified as James Cole, also known as James Shanelec, of Livermore.
Friends have left condolences on the site for the Martin family.
Word on the case first broke at 11:48 a.m. Friday when the Newark Police Department responded to the EZ8 Motel located at 5555 Cedar Court after employees reported an unconscious male and female inside a motel room.
The man and woman had sustained . Newark police are investigating this incident as a murder-suicide or double suicide.
Pleasanton police said they were notified at 1:30 p.m. by Newark police about the bodies discovered in the motel.
Martin was listed as an "endangered runaway" by Pleasanton police early this week.
Several friends left personal messages for her during the week on Tumblr.
One person identified as ssammy wrote, "We miss you already baby, please please please come home."
Another person identified as bubbletay wrote, "Please, please please spread and share this. We need to find her. We just want her home or... at least know she is safe."
The Pleasanton Police Department is working in cooperation with the Newark Police Department in this ongoing investigation.
Anyone with possible information related to this case is encouraged to call the Pleasanton Police Department at 925-931-5100.