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Evansville man found guilty in 2017 murder case

Earl Martin (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)
Earl Martin (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)
Updated: Jan. 31, 2019 at 3:58 PM CST
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EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - A jury has found Earl Martin guilty of murder

A Marion County jury deliberated most of Thursday afternoon.

We’re told the case was moved to Indy due to pre-trial publicity.

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Martin was charged with murder, attempted murder, and robbery after police say he shot two men during a drug deal in 2017. One of those men, Christopher Hoefling, died.

Christopher Hoefling, found dead after carjacking. (Source: EPD)
Christopher Hoefling, found dead after carjacking. (Source: EPD)

Martin is also awaiting trial for the dismemberment of Erica Bradfield. He is charged with murder and obstruction of justice in that case.

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