Former Tampa Bay Rays prospect Brandon Martin will serve life in prison without the provision of parole. Brandon Martin is convicted in the first-degree matter of three people. Martin avoided the death penalty on Thursday, November 19, 2020, after a Riverside County Superior Court jury sentenced him to live in prison.
|Birthday||August 24, 1993|
|Age||27 years old|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches|
|Profession||Former MLB player|
|Parents||Michael Martin and Melody Martin|
|Education||Corona Santiago High|
Martin was sentenced to life in prison by the same jury who back in September 2015 found Martin guilty of killing his father, uncle, and an alarm installer. Brandon Martin who was arrested for the first-degree killing of three people was held without bail since his arrest.
Find out some lesser-known facts about the former Tampa Bay Rays prospect Brandon Martin.
10 Facts on Brandon Martin
- Brandon Martin is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) prospect who played briefly for the MLB side Tampa Bay Rays. He played three seasons with Tampa Bay Rays.
- Tampa Bay Rays drafted him during the 2011 MLB draft as a 38th overall pick of the draft. He received a signing bonus of around $500 thousand.
- Martin was arrested for the first-degree murder of his father Michael Martin, 64, Ricky Lee Anderson, 51, and Barry Swanson, 62. The murder took place on September 17, 2015.
- Brandon was arrested on the first-degree murder charges and was held without a provision for bail.
- On Thursday, November 19, 2020, Brandon Martin was sentenced to life in prison without the provision of parole.
- In January 2013, Brandon Martin was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia. Over the years, his behavior has gotten worse.
- Brandon Martin attended Corona Santiago High. He played college baseball during his time at Corona Santiago High.
- Aged 27, Brandon Martin will now serve his life behind the bars. He was born on August 24, 1993.
- As seen on his profile on milb.com, Brandon Martin stands 5 feet and 11 inches tall. His weight is 83 kg.
- His full name is Brandon Willie Martin.