Yesterday, November 25, 2010, while Christy Martin was in the hospital recovering from being stabbed and shot, allegedly by her husband, James Martin, many people around the nation were enjoying family and friends on Thanksgiving Day. However, the drama that began on Tuesday for the Martin family seems to be unfolding a little more each day.
On Thursday, at approximately 2:08 PM EST, Orange County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the home of Christy and James Martin, making it the third time this week they have visited the couple’s residence in Orlando, FL. The office of Sheriff Jerry Demings shared and confirmed the details of the new development with us early this morning.
Yesterday, Christy Martin’s friend had gone to Martin’s Orlando home, the scene of the crime, at the request of Mrs. Marti to pick up some of Christy’s personal belongings that she needed at the hospital. The friend noticed that things were odd, and she feared perhaps a burglary was in the process or had occurred earlier. Martin’s friend immediately called the Sheriff’s office. After the office received a report that the Martin home may have been robbed. Deputies visited the Martin home with caution to ensure that no one was inside.
Unfortunately, the home had been cleared out, and the burglary was confirmed. At this time, there are no suspects in the apparent burglary, however the investigation regarding the attempted murder of Christy Martin continues at this hour. The Sheriff’s office does not have further information at this time.
Suspect James Martin still remains at large. Investigators do not know if Mr. Martin was involved in the burglary or not.
This situation is small compared to Tuesdays domestic violence dispute between well–know boxer, Christy Martin, and her trainer/husband, James Martin, when he stabbed and shot his wife during a heated argument. However, the burglary does seem odd, and a bit scary considering how brutal the week has been.
We are staying in touch with the Orange County authorities and will update you; letting you know when new or pertinent information becomes available.