According to court documents, Martin had been “writing on the walls” of his home.
Martin was recently placed in a medical facility because police felt he could be a danger to himself or others. Martin was arrested after posting a photo on Instagram that appeared to threat former high school classmates and NFL teammates.
According to Thursday’s report, investigators spoke with the two former high school classmates Martin tagged in his Instagram posts. They said Martin had been sending them Facebook messages since 2016.
“Thank you for being such an a–hole to me when I was a kid and didn’t fit in … being d—s to me when I was a kid has made me, quite literally, insane,” Martin reportedly wrote.
“And I blame you above all. You’ll get yours, eventually — I have already paid my price for being a bad person. I wish you nothing but the worst. Best, Jonathan Martin,” Martin reportedly wrote.
Martin’s NFL career ended shortly after his accusations of being bullied by Dolphins teammates in 2013. That resulted in a league investigation and the firings of a coach and trainer.
Martin’s troubling Instagram post featured a picture of a shotgun with the handles of ex-Dolphin teammates Mike Pouncey and Richie Incognito, among others – and that of his high school and the Miami Dolphins. There are shotgun shells scattered around the gun.
The words “When you’re a bully victim & a coward, your options are suicide, or revenge” appear in red letters next to the gun and shells.
Recently, Pouncey told the Palm Beach Post he had no reaction to the Instagram post.
“But I was concerned for (Martin) and that he needed to get some help,” Pouncey said.