Freetown, MA., 05/12/14, Brian and Patty Martel speak to the Globe about their late daughter Jennifer, who was allegedly killed by Jared Remy. Photographed on the porch of the home they now help to raise their granddaughter in. Section: Metro Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff (The Boston Globe.
Brian and Patty Martel spoke to the Globe about their late daughter Jennifer, who was allegedly killed by Jared Remy.
Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

The parents of Jennifer Martel spoke with The Boston Globe’s Eric Moskowitz in an emotional interview that offers a glimpse into the relationship between Martel and Jared Remy, who is now charged with her murder.

Jennifer’s mother Patty Martel tells Moskowitz that many instances she witnessed led her to beg her daughter to get out of the relationship. About a week before her death, Jennifer told her mother she’d had enough.

They spoke by phone on Monday, Aug. 12. "She said, 'Mom, don't worry; I'm planning my escape,'" Patty said.

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