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Hi-Five Singer Russel Neal Charged with Murder of Fitness Model Wife

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A member of the platinum selling R&B group Hi-Five Russel Neal, 40, is being held for murdering his wife, fitness model wife. Brasilia Martinez, 24. The couple have two children. The singer walked into a Sheriff’s office and told them his wife was dead in their Houston apartment and he needed a lawyer. She was killed by being stabbed multiple times. Martinez was an aspiring fitness model and boxer and she was found dead at the scene. Neal was a member of the group when they had their Number 1 smash hit “I Like The Way (The Kissing Game)” in 1991 on RCA records.  This is the second tragedy for the group, in 2007 lead singer Tony Thompson died from inhaling freon from an air conditioning unit in an apartment complex.

Catherine Martinez, who used the professional name Brasilia Martinez in her fitness work, was found dead with multiple stab wounds. B
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