Created on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 Written by GREG KOCHER, Lexington Herald-Leader Writer
LEXINGTON, Ky. — The prosecution and defense presented vastly different scenarios in their opening statements Tuesday in the trial of Marty Roe, the man accused of murder in the shooting death of Lexington dermatologist Dr. Martha Post.
Dr. Robert Truitt, the widower of Dr. Martha Post, comforted their daughter Erin Truitt as she read a statement outside their home after the arrest of Marty Lee Roe in Post's slaying. (PHOTO | LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER)
The prosecution said Roe, 67, was obsessed with Post to the point that he repeatedly left phone messages and text messages professing his love, commissioned a portrait of her, and had two tattoos involving her — one with her initials in a rose vine and another with their names in a heart along with the words “forever and a day.”