Sharon Ann Martin

sharon_ann_martin_01Sharon Ann Martin is a U.S. Air Force Veteran who was last seen in Pensacola, Florida on March 31, 2006.  Sharon Ann Martin was showing a couple an apartment that she managed in Pensacola and she called her husband at lunchtime on March 31, 2006.  She never returned to her home and has not been seen or heard from since.  A month after Sharon Ann Martin went missing, a maintainance worker in the apartment complex that Sharon Ann Martin managed was arrested and charged with grand theft, forgery, fraud and illegal use of a credit card.  The maintainance worker, John Docherty IV had used Sharon Ann Martin’s credit card at a local Walmart several times after she went missing and attempted to cash a forged check in her name.

On the night that Sharon Ann Martin went missing, a witness stated that he helped John Docherty IV lift a heavy trash can into the dumpster and the witness joked about if John was dumping a body into the dumpster.  John Docherty paid the witness $450 for his help.  In February, 2008, a jury convicted John Docherty IV with manslaughter in the death of Sharon Ann Martin and he was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Sharon Ann Martin was 55 years old at the time she went missing in 2006.  Sharon Ann Martin is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighed approximately 140 pounds at the time she went missing.  Sharon Ann Martin has brown hair and hazel eyes.

If you have any information about the whereabouts of Sharon Ann Martin, contact the Escambia County Sheriffs Office at 850-433-7867 reference case # 065008271.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Missing Person Bulletin: http://pas.fdle.state.fl.us/pas/perso…

Charley Project: http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/m/martin_sharon.html





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