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Feb. 19, 1962-JULY 16, 1997


Marty Davis was a 35 year old Episcopalian priest in Chattanooga, TN. He was the first openly gay priest in the area and the youngest ordained priest in Tennessee at the time of his ordination.


On the morning of July 16, 1997, Marty was found dead on his living room floor. 


25 years later, Marty’s murder remains unsolved. There has been very little movement on his case in years.


We have partnered with the Creeps and Crimes Podcast to renew interest in this case and get it reinvestigated.


The Hamilton County District Attorney General’s Cold Case Unit is currently working this case. 

If you have any information that could be beneficial to this case you can reach out to them at (423)209-7470 

If you attended St. Mary's the Virgin or Thankful Memorial and would like to share any memories of this time, please contact me.

If you, or anyone you know, may have information on Marty's case and wish to remain anonymous please contact Crime Stoppers.

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