Emergency Services received a 911 call reporting a severely injured person at a local church.
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Wendell was a pastor at the Fellowship of the Holy Spirit for over 30 years.
Leo joined Pastor Martinson’s congregation as a teenager and now is the associate pastor.
Leo told the detectives about his discovery of the body and his relationship with Pastor Martinson.
YCSD investigators spoke to church members and visitors who arrived for Easter services.
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Lynette is a dedicated wife, mother, and nurse, as well as an active participant in her husband’s ministry.
The detectives asked the victim’s wife about their marriage and her husband's enemies.
Preacher's daughter Fay rejected the church until her work for Pastor Martinson changed her mind.
The detectives interviewed the church secretary to find out more about Pastor Martinson's activities at work.
Deirdre recently divorced her husband of 15 years and now lives alone with her teenaged son.
After her name came up in previous interviews, the detectives interviewed Ms. Littleton to find out more about her connection to Pastor Martinson.
Zina is a longtime active member of the Fellowship of the Holy Spirit church.
The detectives talked to Zina, a familiar face from a recent investigation.
YCSD investigators canvassed the Martinsons' neighbors for potential leads in Pastor Martinson's murder.
CSU submitted this preliminary inventory of evidence collected at the Martinson homicide scene.
Emmett's 15-year marriage broke up after he admitted to a brief affair.
Detective Armstrong talked to Emmett about his relationship with Pastor Martinson.
Joey is a member of the Fellowship of the Holy Spirit church and Zina's adoptive cousin.
The detectives talked to Joey about the church's finances and his cousin Zina.
Reverend Horner has been a pastor in his wife's hometown of Oxford for nearly 20 years.
The detectives asked Reverend Horner what Pastor Martinson might have been worried or upset about.
Liam grew up in the Fellowship of the Holy Spirit church but stopped going last year.
The detectives talked to Liam about his family's relationship with Pastor Martinson.
The Oxford Weekly Planet's Crime Beat blog comments on the Martinson homicide investigation.
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