Funeral Planned for Tallahassee DJ Killed in Car Crash

Photo courtesy of Facebook (Sheldon "DJ Saxwell" Martinez Tribute Page)
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DJ Saxwell Funeral Information:

Mitchells Funeral Home
Address: 501 Fairvilla Rd, Orlando, FL 32808
Phone:(407) 298-0703
Viewing will be Friday 4pm to 6pm at Funeral Home Chapel

Funeral will be SAT at 12pm Church at FAITHWORLD CHURCH
Address: 7601 Forest City Rd, Altamonte Springs, FL 32810
Phone:(407) 292-8888

Love Offerings are being received at:

All offerings go to his Mother " Desiree Martinez "

By: Shonda Knight
May 20, 2013

Tallahassee, FL - A FAMU alum and popular Florida DJ has died in a car accident.

Sheldon Martinez also known as DJ Saxwell died from injuries he sustained in an accident in South Florida on Saturday.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers say for unknown reasons, Martinez's car traveled into a grass median, crossed two lanes of traffic and turned over into a canal in Glades County.

Martinez was known for "DJ'ing" events across the state and is popular throughout the radio community from Tallahassee to Orlando.

FHP Release Attached to this Story

Sheldon Martinez, or 'DJ Saxwell' was 43 years old.

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May 19, 2013

Family and friends are mourning the passing of former FAMU student and popular DJ, Sheldon Martinez, also know as DJ Saxwell.

According to, Martinez, 43, died from injuries sustained in a car accident in S. Florida on Saturday.

DJ Saxwell was most known for DJ-ing events across the state. He was also popular among the radio production community from Tallahassee to Orlando.

Martinez, a graduate of Florida A&M University was also a member of The Marching 100 during his time at FAMU.

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