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Jim Craig   Martin


REFERENCE NUMBER: 62 - Solved
COMPANY: A
RACE: White
SEX: Male
CITY:
COUNTY: Leon
RELATED YEAR: 2007



DETAILS:

The Texas Rangers are investigating the disappearance of Jim Craig Martin initially reported to the Normangee Police Department in August of 2007. Numerous leads have been investigated in which Martin was killed and his body possibly disposed of in rural area of Leon, Madison or Brazos County. Texas Rangers and local investigators have conducted interviews with witnesses and possible suspects in an effort to solve the disappearance and likely murder of Martin.

This case was presented to a Leon County Grand Jury and an indictment was returned on 07/22/2020. On that same day, Hollis Willingham, 44, was arrested for the murder of Jim Craig Martin.

On 04/04/2022, Hollis Willingham was convicted of Capital Murder and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.


Texas Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $3,000 to any person who provides informationthat leads to the arrest of the person/persons responsible forthis crime. To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters MUST call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477). All tips are anonymous. Tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.

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