Nelson County Commonwealth's Attorney Resigns

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NELSON COUNTY, VA (NEWSPLEX) -- The Nelson County Commonwealth's Attorney has resigned.

Commonwealth's Attorney Anthony Martin submitted his letter of resignation Tuesday to Nelson County Circuit Court Judge Michael Garret.

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.

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