Panama City Hit and Run Update

A man described in court Tuesday as the prime suspect in a hit and run death may be in this country illegally.

Immigration officials have put a detainer on Arturo Sanchez of Mexico because he may be an illegal immigrant.

Panama City Police say they believe it was Martinez’s car that killed a Ukrainian man and seriously injured another on Highway 98 on June 18.

The car was found at his home Monday with the bumper removed.

At this time Martinez is only charged with tampering with evidence.