ME Releases Cause, Manner Of Death For Stillwater Murder Victim

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 10:46 am
By: News 9

The Medical Examiner's office has released the cause and manner of death for a Stillwater murder victim.

According to the Medical Examiner, the cause of death for 19-year-old Jacob Crockett is subtotal decapitation due to multiple sharp force injuries. His manner of death is homicide.

According to Stillwater police, on Wednesday, October 29, officers received a call from the suspect, 21-year-old Isaiah Marin, who claimed that he had murdered someone in the western part of Stillwater. Officers said they also received a number of phone calls from witnesses, who reported seeing a man covered in blood carrying a large weapon.

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Officers were able to locate Marin. Marin provided officers with the location of the crime scene. The victim, 19-year-old Jacob Andrew Crockett, was found at an apartment in the 400 block of Oakdale in Stillwater.

According to police, Crockett's head was almost entirely severed from his body. He also had other wounds consistent with the suspect's weapon, which is described as a large knife or sword.

Police said Marin admitted to the murder. He had a number of reasons for it, but police would only say that Marin had fantasized about committing multiple homicides, and the victim was one of his targets.

Marin has been charged with one count of first-degree murder.