Nov. 6 (UPI) — Prosecutors say they’ll search the dying penalty Monday in opposition to former Main League Baseball prospect Brandon Martin within the 2015 triple homicide of his father, uncle and a house alarm installer.
Martin, as soon as a prime prospect for the Tampa Bay Rays, was convicted within the slayings Wednesday.
He had been on a psychological well being maintain two days earlier than the slayings. The household was putting in an alarm system on Sept. 17, 2015 at their Corona, Calif., house after he repeatedly displayed violent habits towards them.
Prosecutors stated Martin used a baseball bat to beat to dying his wheelchair-bound father, Michael Martin, uncle Ricky Martin and alarm installer Barry Swanson.
Authorities stated Martin needed to be forcibly taken into custody the day after the homicide after they confronted him.
Hailed because the “subsequent Derek Jeter,” the New York Yankees famous person, Tampa Bay made Martin the 38th general decide within the 2011 draft. His erratic habits led him to be let go by the staff on March 26, 2015, after three years of their farm system.
Authorities stated Martin fell into medication after successful a contract of practically $1 million from the Rays. He typically held events with giant entourages in the course of the season and grew angrier at his father, as soon as punching him within the head.
He had choked his mom and held scissors to her neck in 2015, resulting in the psychological well being maintain two days earlier than the slayings, authorities stated.