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Parents Indicted for Murder in Death of Four Day Old Child

Date of News Release: 03/09/2016

(Carrollton, KY) - On Monday February 29th a Carroll County Grand Jury indicted Lisa Payton, 29, and Jarod Martin, 33 both of Carrollton, for Murder and Wanton Endangerment in connection to the death investigation of their four day old child.

On August 12th, 2015 Kentucky State Police Detectives began an investigation into the death of Payton and Martin's four day old child. During the course of the investigation both parents were indicted for Criminal Abuse 1st Degree.

As the investigation continued evidence was discovered that lead to the enhancement of their charges and their indictment on February 29th for Murder and Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree.