BRL has learned that Anthony Martin has resigned from his position as Nelson County Commonwealth Attorney.
According to media partner CBS-19 Newsplex , Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Jerry Gress will be filling in until a special election is held to determine Martin’s replacement:
NELSON COUNTY, VA ( The Nelson County Commonwealth’s Attorney has resigned.
Commonwealth’s Attorney Anthony Martin submitted his letter of resignation Tuesday.
Martin was the Prosecutor in the case against Randy Taylor, who is serving time for the death of Alexis Murphy.
Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Jerry Gress will serve as the interim Commonwealth’s Attorney until a special election can be held to elect a permanent replacement.
Martin was just re-elected to the post in November. He was unopposed.