Orange County District Attorney, Press Release
For Immediate Release, Case # 11CF1354: May 10, 2013
SANTA ANA – A man was sentenced today to 50 years to life in state prison for murdering his father by shooting him after a dispute over keeping a firearm in their Huntington Beach home. Jeremy Dwayne Martin, 37, was found guilty by a jury March 26, 2013, of one felony count of murder with a sentencing enhancement for the personal discharge of a firearm causing death.
In May 2011, Jeremy Martin was living in Huntington Beach with his 62-year-old father Frederick Martin. Early in the morning on May 20, 2011, Jeremy Martin got into a verbal and physical argument with his father because the victim was unhappy that Jeremy Martin was keeping a firearm in the home. Continue reading