In the Media

There are several newspaper articles regarding the disappearance of Joseph Martin and the trial of Daniel Malak.  Also, the case was featured in an episode of a cable television program.  Links to all that has been found to date are below.




Discovery ID Program: What Happened to Joey Martin? is a short clip from the entire program.  It is available as a single episode on Amazon.  The show first aired in fall of 2011.

Newspaper Articles

The Daily Freeman:
09/18/2009: Suspect Denies Guilt in Teen’s 1996 Death
09/15/2010: Malak Convicted of Murder in Joey Martin’s Death
11/19/2010: Killer Gets Maximum Sentence in 1996 Murder Case
11/20/2010: Malak Gets the Max for Killing Joseph Martin

Shawangunk Journal:
09/24/2009: Malak’s Murder Trial
09/16/2010: Kerhonkson Killer Convicted

The Record: 
09/01/2009: Second Man Indicted in ’96 Ulster Homicide
09/02/2009: Second Man Charged in Fatal 1996 Kerhonkson Beating
09/16/2010: Felon Convicted of Murder in 15-year-old Ulster Case
11/19/2011: Judge Sentences Convicted Killer to Max for 1996 Murder of Joey Martin

Mid-Hudson News:
09/18/2009: Malak Arraigned on Murder Charge
09/16/2010: Man Convicted in 1996 Ulster Teen Murder
11/10/2010: Malak Gets Another Life Sentence for 1996 murder
11/19/2010: Malak Gets 15-Life on top of 20-Life for Other Killing

The Associated Press
09/16/2010: NY Man Convicted of Killing Upstate Teen in 1996

Below are news articles about Alexander Barsky (the man who accused Daniel).

The Daily Freeman
05/09/2008: Childhood Friend Charged with Killing Teen Who Vanished in 1996
05/11/2008: Murder Suspect Told Police He and Another Person Bludgeoned Teen
05/13/2008: Suspect in Martin Killing Says He Retrieved Bones, Threw Them Away
08/13/2008: Guilty of ’96 Killing
10/10/2008: Man Who Admitted Role in Teen’s Death Gets Up to 10 Years in Prison
07/08/2011: Didn’t Intend to Kill Teen, Convict Told Parole Board (with parole hearing transcript)
07/27/2011: Parole Denied to One of Kerhonkson Teen’s Killers
07/28/2011: Parole Denied to One of Kerhonkson Teen’s Killers

Phoenician Times
08/28/2008: Newsbriefs


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