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TROY MARTIN MURDER CASE: Initial investigation questioned in second day of trial

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BEMIDJI -- A missing investigator’s report and inaccuracies in a criminal complaint were highlighted Thursday in the second day of Troy Martin’s second-degree murder trial.


Troy Martin, 41, is on trial for the 1998 death of his then-older sister, Leisa Martin, at the Martin family home in rural Bagley.

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Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer in Bemidji, Minnesota. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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