Phoenix Law Enforcement Association

Killer of Officer Travis Murphy Sentenced

Judge Gavel

On November 18, 2015 a verdict was rendered in division 7C of the Superior Court in regards to the Murder of Phoenix Police Officer Travis Murphy.  The jury handed down the following verdict on defendant Danny Martinez:

Count 1 murder of a police officer: The jury was unable to reach a unanimous verdict.

Count 2 first degree murder: Guilty with a sentence of life in prison.

The prosecution team will confer with the Murphy family and come to a decision in the near future on whether to retry Martinez on Count 1.