KY AG indicts man of 3 counts of murders in 2015

Updated: May. 11, 2019 at 2:14 PM CDT
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KENTUCKY (KFVS) - Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear announced on Friday, May 10 the indictment of three murders in 2015.

According to the Office of the Attorney General, Christian Martin has been indicted on the murders of Calvin and Pamela Phillips and Edward Dansereau in Pembroke, Ky.

Martin, a pilot for American Airlines, was arrested at the Louisville International Airport on early Saturday morning. United States Marshall’s Service, Christian County Sheriff’s Office and Louisville Metro Police assists in the arrest.

The indictments include: three counts of murder, one count of arson, one count of attempted arson, first-degree burglary and three counts of tampering with physical evidence.

On November 18, 2015 Calvin Phillips was found shot to death at his home and his wife, Pamela and neighbor Edward Dansereau were found a few miles away in a burned vehicle in a corn field.

Family members expressed an “overflowing of emotion, sincere relief, and absolute gratitude to all those who have worked diligently on this case.”

“We are overwhelmed with this positive step towards resolution for people we love dearly; Cal and Pam Phillips and Ed Dansereau, and the hundreds of friends, family, neighbors, coworkers and others deeply affected by their brutal end. We look forward to justice in court, and we look forward to a verdict to bring an end to this terror, and a fresh start at healing,” said a family member.

The Kentucky Office of the Attorney General two on the case and after two year, Beshear announced the indictment.

After the murders, Mr. Martin moved from Christian County, Kentucky, and was living in North Carolina at the time of the indictment.

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