Grand jury upgrades charges against couple to murder, robbery - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Grand jury upgrades charges against couple to murder, robbery

Aaron Wright (right) & Ashley Stinnett (left). Source: Daviess Co. Detention Center Aaron Wright (right) & Ashley Stinnett (left). Source: Daviess Co. Detention Center
OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) -

A grand jury has upgraded the charges against a couple accused in the beating that led to the death of an Owensboro man.

Authorities say 25-year-old Ashley Stinnett and 28-year-old Aaron Wright are accused of robbing and beating 58-year-old Jeff Martin back in June. Martin later died from his injuries.

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Stinnett and Wright were preliminarily charged with assault and burglary at the time.

The grand jury has now upgraded those charges to robbery and murder.

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