Wendell was a pastor at the Fellowship of the Holy Spirit for over 30 years.
Emergency Services received a 911 call reporting a severely injured person at a local church.
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.
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YCSD investigators spoke to church members and visitors who arrived for Easter services.
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.
CSU submitted this preliminary inventory of evidence collected at the Martinson homicide scene.
YCSD investigators canvassed the Martinsons' neighbors for potential leads in Pastor Martinson's murder.
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.
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The crime lab provided their preliminary fingerprint analysis findings from the Martinson crime scene.
The lab examined marks on the victim's clothing and provided preliminary trace evidence analysis findings.
The lab provided preliminary findings on the handwriting the business card found at the scene.
Preliminary report on the autopsy of Wendell Martinson. Additional analyses are ongoing.
The lab provided their preliminary findings on the trace evidence collected from the crime scene.
The detectives called Fay in to ask what she failed to mention in their first conversation.
The detectives re-interviewed Pastor Ingram to get his thoughts on information uncovered since their last conversation.
The detectives asked Zina about allegations of financial misconduct related to church donations.
The detectives asked Lynette about the things Rev. Horner mentioned were troubling her husband.
The detectives spoke to Deirdre again to find out more about her history with Pastor Martinson.
The detectives asked Joey Kemp's boss about his employment history, job description, and workplace performance.
Originally from Jackson, Justine settled in Oxford to care for an ailing family member.
The detectives asked Justine about her reported relationship with former church member Emmett Sanford.
YCSD investigators spoke to Deirdre and Liam's neighbors for information about them and their whereabouts.
YCSD investigators obtained a summary of Joey Kemp's financial status.
After a troubled early adolescence, Jason was sent to Oxford to live with an aunt.
The detectives met with Fay's boyfriend to find out what he knew about the victim.
The detectives interviewed the victim's older son, Emanuel Martinson, to find out more about his father's relationships with his family and others.
The detectives asked the victim's younger son about his father's relationships with his family and others.
YCSD investigators located vehicle registration information for persons of interest in the Wendell Martinson case.
The detectives obtained warrants to search Joey's residence and collect biological samples from him.
The detectives obtained warrants to search Leo's residence and collect biological samples from him.
The detectives obtained warrants to search Emmett's residence and collect biological samples from him.
The detectives obtained warrants to search Deirdre and Liam's residence and collect biological samples from them.
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