As per our current Database, Martin Grossman died on Feb 16, 2010 (age 45).
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Martin spent the majority of his childhood caring for his sick father and uncle. Martin's father died when he was fifteen years old.
Martin Grossman battled depression as a young man and frequently abused a variety of drugs including Valium and PCP.
In a final statement, Grossman said he was remorseful and said he accepted responsibility for murdering Park. He worked with Rabbi Dr Arthur Segal via mail with the process of Mussar Jewish Spiritual Renewal transformation. He recited the Jewish Shema prayer. He was pronounced dead at 6:19 pm. Park's mother, sister, and brother traveled from out of state to witness the execution. Grossman was the 69th inmate executed in Florida since the United States Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976.
On December 13, 1984, Margaret "Peggy" Park, a 26-year-old wildlife officer, came across Grossman (then aged 19) and Thayne Taylor (aged 17) shooting a stolen handgun in a wooded area of Pinellas County, Florida. Grossman, who was on probation for grand theft and other charges after burglarizing a former girlfriend's house, asked her not to turn him in for possessing a weapon and being outside Pasco County. Both were violations of his probation.
Grossman was executed by lethal injection at 6:00 pm EST on February 16, 2010. After being visited in the morning by an aunt and two female friends, he spent his final afternoon praying with his spiritual advisor, Rabbi Menachem Katz.