Daniel Lee Martin Wiki – Biography
Daniel Lee Martin Former country music singer was found dead from a self-inflicted apparent gun wound. Daniel Lee Martin has been found dead, amid a child sex abuse investigation, According to TMZ.
Daniel Lee Martin Age
He was 54 years old.
Charges and Arrested
In Williamson County, Tennessee, Martin was indicted by a grand jury on September 12, 2018, on four counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, two counts of aggravated sexual battery, two counts of solicitation of a minor to commit rape of a child, two counts of indecent exposure and one count of solicitation of a minor.
He turned himself into the police on October 10, 2018, and a trial was scheduled for March. The allegations against Martin were reported by children ages 9 to 12, for incidents that allegedly took place between May 2014 and January 2018. According to The Tennessean, at least two of the victims were female.
Daniel Lee Martin Wife
The country singer tied the knot with Julie Mcqueen in 2013. Together, and they starred in the CarbonTV show, Til Death Do Us Part. Martin and McQueen loved outdoor adventures, as she was a licensed pilot, and she was a huge supporter of his country music career.
In a joint interview in 2014, Martin said of working alongside his wife, “We always hunt together if we have that option and we make a very good team! I think last year we hunted more than 200 days together.
We also work together full-time. Our offices are connected, our calendars are linked, and we collaborate on everything from production details, photography, hunt locations to what’s for lunch! Needless to say, we are rarely apart. We had a solid friendship from the beginning, and we have a mutual respect for the others opinions.”
However, shortly after he was indicted in 2018, Mcqueen filed for divorce.
The country singer, 54, is thought to have died by suicide, with police finding his body when they went to his home in Florida, attempting to serve him with multiple warrants.
People magazine states the warrants included three counts of sexual exploitation on a minor and three counts of aggravated sexual battery.
There were also warrants for two counts of committing an aggravated sexual battery and one count of solicitation of a minor to commit rape of a child
A spokesperson for the Pasco County Sheriff’s office told the publication: ‘Martin did not respond to attempts to make contact with him. ‘The PSO SWAT team was called in to assist, as Martin previously made threats of harm against himself and others.
TMZ states the victim claimed he ‘fondled himself and shared pornographic images’.
He was released on $15,000 (£11.4k) bail, and due to stand trial on multiple child abuse charges next month. Martin first came to fame back in 1997, kicking his career off by opening for Willie Nelson and Charlie Daniels.
Net worth (approx.) $1 million US dollars (As of 2019).