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Evidence inventory

CSU submitted this preliminary inventory of evidence collected at the Martinson homicide scene.

Canvass – Martinson neighbors

YCSD investigators canvassed the Martinsons' neighbors for potential leads in Pastor Martinson's murder.

Zina Jacinto interview

The detectives talked to Zina, a familiar face from a recent investigation.

Zina Jacinto bio

Zina is a longtime active member of the Fellowship of the Holy Spirit church.

Deirdre Littleton interview

The detectives asked Ms. Littleton about her connection to Pastor Martinson.

Deirdre Littleton bio

Recently divorced from her husband of 15 years, Deirdre lives alone with her teenage son.

Fay Nutt interview

The detectives interviewed the church secretary to learn more about Pastor Martinson's activities at work.

Fay Nutt bio

Preacher's daughter Fay rejected the church until her work for Pastor Martinson changed her mind.

New Information for Officers

Canvass – church members

YCSD investigators spoke to church members and visitors who arrived for Easter services.

Pastor slain

The Crime Beat reports: Minister beaten to death in church

Leo Ingram interview

Leo told the detectives about his discovery of the body and his relationship with Pastor Martinson.

Leo Ingram bio

Leo joined Pastor Martinson's congregation as a teenager and now is the associate pastor.

Incident report

Emergency Services received a 911 call reporting a severely injured person at a local church.

Wendell Martinson bio

Wendell was a pastor at the Fellowship of the Holy Spirit for over 30 years.



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