Bond set for 2 suspects in Tomah homicide case

Zachary Davis, Sebastian Martinez charged in Monroe County court

A Monroe County judge set bond on Friday for two suspects charged in the stabbing death of a 43-year-old man at a Tomah hotel.

A $1 million cash bond was set for 26-year-old Zachary Davis and a $750,000 cash bond was set for 20-year-old Sebastian Martinez, who also goes by the name Sabrina Martinez. They appeared via video conference in court Friday.

An autopsy determined Derek Magnuson died of multiple stab wounds from a large knife or similar instrument. He was found in a room at the EconoLodge Hotel on March 11 at about 7:30 a.m. According to the criminal complaint, Davis and Martinez left the scene after the stabbing and were arrested in Tennessee on March 22.

Davis is charged with first degree intentional homicide, armed robbery with use of force, and car theft. Martinez is charged with felony murder, aiding a felon and operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent.

The preliminary hearing for Davis and Martinez is scheduled for Friday, April 24.