TPD makes arrest in death of man found lying in roadway


By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness News
October 11, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Tallahassee Police Department has made an arrest after the body of a young man was found lying in the roadway.

TPD has arrested 23-year-old Gerald Daniel for the murder of Antonio D. Randolph Jr.

Randolph was found lying in the road in the area of Glenda Drive and Pepper Drive around 2:25 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

TPD says a full arrest report will be available on Thursday morning.


By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness News
October 10, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Tallahassee Police Department has identified a young man found lying in the roadway and has launched a homicide investigation into his death.

The victim has been identified as 19-year-old Antonio D. Randolph Jr.

Police responded to a report of a person lying in the roadway in the area of Glenda Drive and Pepper Drive around 2:25 a.m. Tuesday.

The victim, later identified as Randolph Jr., was unable to be revived and passed away from his injuries.

Police say the case is now being investigated as a homicide and TPD’s Violent Crimes Unit is continuing to review all evidence and interview

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Police to arrest 10 people in LSU fraternity pledge’s death


Ten people will be arrested on hazing charges in the death of a Louisiana State University fraternity pledge after a night of drinking, LSU officials said Wednesday.

One of the 10 suspects, Matthew Alexander Naquin, also faces a negligent homicide charge in the death last month of 18-year-old Maxwell Gruver, a freshman from Roswell, Georgia, LSU said in a statement.

Eight of the suspects are LSU students and were active members of the fraternity, according to university spokesman Ernie Ballard. He said all 10 are expected to be jailed Wednesday once they turn themselves in to LSU police.

“The LSU Police Department has communicated with the Gruver family throughout the investigation process, and the university has also been in touch with them regarding today’s arrests,” LSU’s statement says.

Gruver died at a Baton Rouge hospital on Sept. 14 after Phi Delta Theta members found him lying on a couch at the fraternity house and couldn’t tell if he was breathing, police said.

A coroner said hospital tests found a “highly elevated” blood-alcohol level in Gruver’s body.

Witnesses told police that the fraternity’s pledges were forced to drink to excess on the night before Gruver’s

... read more at: http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/police-arrest-10-people-lsu-fraternity-pledges-death-50413902

‘Nurse’ Arrested For Manslaughter In Woman’s Death After Botched Butt Injection


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A Queens woman was charged with manslaughter for her alleged involvement in the death of a 31-year-old woman in July. The victim, Latesha Bynum, had received a “black market” butt injection and died in the hospital 12 days later after suffering dizziness and chest pains.

Bynum had gone to an appointment for the butt enhancement on July 15th. The “doctor” apparently used a Dunkin’ Donuts nearby as a “waiting room,” and the “nurse,” Allison Spence, met her there and took her to a Gramercy Park apartment for the procedure.

After the injection, Bynum went home but fell ill in the evening. Her brother said, “She went to the hospital and couldn’t breathe, and whatever was in her went to her head. She was brain dead and she had zero chance to basically come back from it.” Bynum died on July 27th.

A lawyer for Bynum’s family claimed to WCBS 2 that the alleged doctor “had a pattern of injecting unsuspecting women with ‘silicone poison into his patients’ buttocks and/or thighs.”

Spence, 44, was charged with manslaughter and “unauthorized practice of a profession” for the injection.

... read more at: http://gothamist.com/2017/09/29/botched_butt_injection_arrest.php

Suspect arrested for death of CSU graduate


Denver Police have arrested a suspect for a hit and run that resulted in the death of a Colorado State University graduate.

Adrian Escalante was apprehended on Sept. 13 for hitting and killing CSU student Steven Glade on Aug. 26.

A black Land Rover hit a pedestrian, identified as Glade, on the corner of 20th St. and Blake St. in Denver at 1:55 a.m. on Aug. 26, according to a news release from the Denver District Attorney. The Land Rover drove away from the scene without providing aide to Glade or contacting police, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by the Collegian.

Glade was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering severe head trauma to his skull, according to the affidavit. Glade also sustained bruises and abrasions to his torso.

A bystander who witnessed the accident recorded a video that included the license plate. Later, surveillance video discovered that the vehicle received a parking citation earlier that evening, capturing an image of the driver.

Glade’s older brother, Jim Glade, reached out to CBS Denver 4 on Sept. 6 in order to try to find the driver of the vehicle.

On Sept. 8, an anonymous source identified the man as Adrian Escalante. Surveillance video from

... read more at: https://collegian.com/2017/09/suspect-arrested-for-death-of-csu-graduate/

Arrest made in shooting death of 19-year-old woman, Kissimmee police say


KISSIMMEE, Fla. – An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 19-year-old woman that took place Sunday afternoon, Kissimmee police said.

Police said Nicolas Rincon was initially considered a person of interest after officers found him near the home where Tyanna Milagros Velasquez was fatally shot. After being interviewed by detectives, he was charged Monday in connection with her death.

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2 Arrested In Death Of Chicago Woman, 24, Found Near Wilmington


JOLIET, IL – Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a 24-year-old missing Chicago woman whose body was discovered on July 8 near the Kankakee River in Wilmington Township. The arrests were carried Wednesday and Thursday by the Illinois State Police District 5 in Lockport, the police agency in charge of the case since the woman’s body was found. The two men taken into custody were Jonathan Rodriguez, 29, of Blue Island, and Esteban Rodriguez, 27, formerly of Wilmington.

The two are charged with felony crimes of intimidation and concealing a homicide. Esteban Rodriguez was also busted for having a loaded gun at the time of his arrest. He is currently incarcerated in Cook County while Jonathan Rodriguez was booked into the Will County Jail early Thursday morning, jail records show.

Esteban Rodriguez

Earlier this week, the Will County Coroner’s Office revealed that the woman found last found near the Kankakee River was positively identified through dental records as Martha E. Sanchez of Chicago.

“We hope that this gives the family a little bit of peace,” Illinois State Police Master Sgt. Patrick Callaghan told Joliet Patch on Thursday.

Callaghan stressed that the investigation into Sanchez’s

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Florida Man Arrested Over Online Death Threat to State Lawmaker


MIAMI — A Florida man was arrested and charged with making death threats against a Republican state representative online, authorities said Tuesday.

Steve St. Felix, 34, was charged with threatening state Rep. Jose Felix Diaz after posting to Facebook that he would kill the Florida lawmaker, the Miami-Dade Police Department said in a statement on Tuesday.

St. Felix allegedly posted a message to the lawmaker’s Facebook on Sunday saying he would kill him if he showed up to a meeting, the statement said.

Image: Steve St. Felix


Image: Steve St. Felix

“Ill [sic] kill your ass and you

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