A court-martialed Army major found guilty Friday of two counts of simple assault and two counts of mishandling classified information was sentenced Saturday on post at Fort Campbell.

According to the Army’s public affairs office, Christian “Kit” Martin is to be reprimanded, forfeit all pay and allowances while confined for 90 days and be dismissed from the service. The location of his confinement is yet to be determined.

Martin’s name became well known after his home at 458 S. Main St. in Pembroke, along with two others, became the center of an investigation into a triple-homicide late last year.

The bodies of 58-year-old Pamela J. Phillips and 63-year-old Ed Dansereau were found the morning of Nov. 19 in a burned-out car about a mile outside of town. At first, authorities weren’t sure how many bodies were inside, and it was later determined both had been shot.

Investigators traced the tag on the 2000 Nissan Altima to Phillips’ home at 443 S. Main St., where they found the body of her husband, 59-year-old Calvin Phillips. He was located in the basement and had been shot multiple times in the chest.

Dansereau was a friend of the Phillips’ and had been renting a nearby house at 457 S. Main, right across the street from Martin.

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky State Police are investigating, and the sheriff’s office previously said they are awaiting test results from the state crime labs. The Army is not involved in the investigation.

Reach Jacob Thomas at 270-887-3240 or jthomas@kentuckynewera.com.

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