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Crime

March 7, 2014

Prior 'bad acts' to be allowed in Marcum murder trial

Court notice details evidence of ‘bizarre love triangle’

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RICHMOND —

• August or September 2010, a cookout where Marcum assaulted Singleton after she “thought he looked at another woman.”

• September 25, 2010, Singleton reported to police that Marcum had used a baseball bat to damage his property. He obtained an emergency protective order against her.

• Oct. 5, 2010, Singleton called 911 stating she was destroying his property, again.

• Oct. 22, 2010, Marcum was charged with assaulting Singleton by throwing a cellphone at him and causing injury to his head.

Marcum pleaded guilty to that assault and was sentenced to two days in jail. Immediately after her release, she moved in with her high school boyfriend, Nick Marcum, and they married two weeks later, according to the notice.

On Dec. 17, 2010, Singleton was introduced to Frazier, and three days later the two were married, the document states.

Jealousy and outrage

After Singleton and Frazier were married, the prosecution alleges that Christina Marcum expressed jealousy and outrage about the couple, and the fact that Angela was living in “what she considered her house with her belongings.”

From Dec. 17, 2010, when Frazier moved into the Forest Hill residence, and her murder Jan. 16, 2011, at least six 911 called involving the three were made, according to the prosecutor.

The calls included allegations that Christina had thrown rocks through two windows and later damaged Frazier’s car and threatened her.

Marcum is also alleged to have told her husband that she had urinated on the Forest Hill home’s door mat during one visit to the house.

The court document states Christina Marcum was heard by others threatening to physically harm and kill Angela on numerous occasions. She called the couple numerous times (up to 20 or 30) every day, Smith wrote in the notice.

At 3:30 a.m. Jan. 16, Frazier called 911 and told police that Singleton, Marcum and Singleton’s parents were attempting to remove her from the home. She was allowed to stay at the home, while Marcum and Singleton left with his parents, the document states.

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