New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
May 11, 2015

Benjamin J. Agati, Senior Assistant Attorney General
Via email:
Phone: 603-419-0124

John Kennedy, Assistant Attorney General

Joel Martin Waives Extradition – To Be Returned to Manchester on Charge of Second Degree Murder

New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster and Manchester Police Chief David Mara announce that additional information is available regarding Saturday's murder in Manchester.

In Boston Municipal Court this morning, Joel Martin (age 26) waived extradition and agreed to be transported to New Hampshire for arraignment. Martin is currently charged with Second Degree Murder. The arrest warrant alleges that Martin recklessly caused Darrell Robinson's death by stabbing him with a knife early Saturday morning at Club Drynk in Manchester.

Martin is expected to be returned to New Hampshire later today, and an arraignment will likely be scheduled for tomorrow at the 9th Circuit Court – District Division in Manchester.

The Manchester Police Department continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the stabbing of Darrell Robinson. Detectives are also seeking any available videos or photos from inside the club at the time of the assault. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Manchester Police Department at 603-668-8711, or call the Manchester Police Crimeline at 603-624-4040.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
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Telephone: 603-271-3658