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Church looking to find home for dog of 84-year-old man killed in Jacksonville kidnapping

Marty needs a new home. His owner, 84-year-old Louis Reese, died last week after a kidnapping and high-speed chase in the Mayport area.

Oak Harbor Church in Jacksonville is trying to find a home for a dog whose owner was killed during a Jan. 3 kidnapping and high-speed chase with police.

Louis Reese, 84, died Wednesday of his injuries days after the Mayport area incident that also left two Jacksonville sheriff's officers injured.

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Church members say Marty needs a new home and they're hoping to find one. Reese was a deacon at Oak Harbor.

Lawrence J. Hall, now faces a murder charge in Reese's death.

READ MORE >> 84-year-old Jacksonville kidnapping victim dies week after high-speed chase

Marty is described as a good dog that "isn't too comfortable around other dogs and he would need a little bit of TLC in order for him to get used to the new surroundings," according to a Facebook post.

Meet Marty! He is the dog of our friend Louis. He was a rescue and Is in need of finding a forever home. From the family: he is a good dog, but isn't too comfortable around other dogs and he would...

If you are interested in adopting Marty, you can message the group on their Facebook page.

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Mugshot of Lawrence Hall from Sept. 9, 2018.