Martin Filed Motion Against Kansas

Six Years After Conviction

Six Years After Conviction

A man sentenced to 592 months, or 49.3 years, for second-degree murder and aggravated endangerment of a child appeared in Greenwood County Court last Thursday, January 31, as he filed a motion stating that his trial counsel was ineffective.

Patrick Martin, who was convicted in the stabbing death of Dominick “Nick” Angelo, of Severy, on August 5, 2012, filed the motion stating that his attorney during the trial, Jay Witt, was ineffective. Specifically stating that he conceded to a charge of aggravated endangerment during his closing statement, failed to have another party tested for intoxication, as well as failing to properly investigate and/or subpoena key witnesses.

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