OPD: Assault Victim Passes Away

Owensboro Police said the victim of an assault one week ago passed away at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital over the weekend.

Police said they were notified of 58-year-old Jeffrey Martin's passing on Saturday.

On June 18, police said Martin was found unconscious with traumatic facial injuries following an alleged burglary and assault.

An autopsy will be conducted by the Medical Examiner's Office.


In connection with the incident, police arrested Ashley Stinnett and Aaron Wright on charges of assault and burglary.

Police said items from Martin's home were found in backpacks belonging to Stinnett and Wright.

A truck belonging to Martin was also found a day after the incident on Highway 334.

(This story was originally published on June 26, 2017)

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