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Man charged with murder also an illegal immigrant

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The Louisville man charged with murder and driving under the influence was arraigned in Hardin District Court Monday morning.

Arturo Rodriguez Martinez, 22, was arrested Friday night following a single-car wreck on Interstate 65 near the 86-mile marker that resulted in the death of his 2-year-old daughter, Sidolena Martinez. She was not in a child restraint at the time of the accident, police say.

Martinez speaks very little English, said Maj. John Timbers of the Hardin County Detention Center. The jail is looking for an interpreter but in the meantime is using inmates who speak Spanish to translate for them.

Timbers said Martinez also faces a U.S. immigration hold. Martinez is an illegal immigrant.

A probable cause hearing is set for Aug. 3.