On June 18th, Owensboro police were dispatched to the 1500 block of Prince Avenue to investigate an assault.

Their investigation led to the arrest of 25-year-old Ashley Stinnett and 28-year-old Aaron Wright on charges of 1st degree assault and burglary.

According to the news release regarding this case, the victim, 58-year-old Jeffrey Martin of Owensboro, passed away six days later at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

An autopsy was performed by the Medical Examiner's Office and the charges against both Stinnett and Wright have now been upgraded to 1st degree murder and robbery.