Killing Stepmom With Hammer Gets Man 38 Years In Prison

WOODSTOCK (CBS) — A Fox River Grove man who beat his stepmother to death with a hammer after family members urged him to seek mental health treatment has been sentenced to 38 years in prison.

Martin Green pleaded guilty but mentally ill in November to fatally bludgeoning 52-year-old Patricia McNamara on Feb. 10, 2010, in the family’s northwest suburban home.

Green, 29, attacked and killed McNamara the same day he had been told by relatives to undergo treatment for mental problems or move out of the home, McHenry County prosecutors said.

He left the house but later returned and killed McNamara, then fled.

Green later left his bloody clothes in a trash container, then washed himself in the nearby Fox River, authorities said.

He initially was determined to be mentally unfit to stand trial for the killing and spent several months in a mental health center receiving treatment before being deemed competent to stand trial.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2012. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

  • G-Lep

    Gee, he was “competent” enough to return to the house and bludgeon his stepmother with a hammer, toss his clothes and “wash” himself in da river. I take it he’ll receive his true comeuppance in da BIG HOUSE.

  • THEE Yard Ape

    Before a certain known vicious negress starts running her “mouff” about me not commenting when white’s commit heinous crimes, allow me to say that this is a bullsh!t sentence and I hope this @ sshole gets pounded with a hammer after he gets pounded by a black c@ck in the joint!!!

    • G-Lep

      Dude… graphic.

    • G-Lep

      Oh… you’ve also failed to comment on “Temperature Cools To 60s”, “Chicago Rally Protests”, “GrubHub To Move”, “New Pool, Swimming Lessons”, and “Puppy Gets Loose”, among others. Yer a li’l behind the curve today!!! LOL

      • THEE Yard Ape

        Sorry, somehow I knew you would cover the other sh!t.

      • G-Lep

        Yet millions await your color commentary!!

    • LYNDIA

      I know that is what you always secretly desired. To get pounded by a black c@ck.

      • LYNDIA

        I don’t keep it no secret. I gets pounded by all color c@cks. There be only one color I see and dats the green.

  • non

    Lyndia and Yard Ape, why dont you two just express your true feelings for each other and get married once and for all

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