Martin murder trial moved to Beltrami County
BEMIDJI -- A jury trial for a 1998 murder in Clearwater County is underway in Beltrami County. Troy Martin, 41, of Bagley will be tried for his part in the death of his sister 15 years ago.
Martin faces a second-degree unintentional murder charge. Martin and his brother Todd, 38, are accused of restraining and strangling their sister, Leisa Martin, 31, on Oct. 28, 1998 in their rural Bagley home. Her body was found three days later near Roy Lake in Mahnomen County.
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