Suspect in death of Colts player, Uber driver had been deported twice, was in US illegally – WISH


INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The man accused of killing a Colts player and an Uber driver while operating under the influence was in the country illegally and had twice been deported.

37-year-old Manuel Orrego-Savala was using the alias Alex Cabrera Gonsales when he was arrested. According to Indiana State Police, he had been deported in 2007 and 2009 and was in the U.S. illegally. The Guatemalan citizen is being held for U.S. Federal Immigration Officials and is currently in the Marion County Jail. He was also driving without a license.

Jeff Monroe and his wife, in a picture taken last July in Las Vegas. (Provided Photo/Steve Duety)

The crash killed Indianapolis Colts player Edwin Jackson, 26, and Uber driver Jeffrey Monroe of Avon.

They had pulled to the side of I-70 near Holt Road because Jackson had become ill. Police say Orrego-Savala hit Jackson and Monroe just before 4 a.m. in a black Ford F-150. One victim was thrown from crash onto the center lane of I-70. That victim was later struck by an

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Death penalty possible for Newark murder suspects


NEWARK – Bond was set at $1 million each for two men charged with aggravated murder in the city of Newark’s first homicide in more than three years.

Dustin Lehoe, 21, of Junction City, and Tyler Ocasio, 20, of Newark, were both charged Monday with the unclassified felony.

Jaden Osborn, 15, of Heath, was also arrested and charged with delinquency counts of complicity to aggravated murder, complicity to murder, complicity to aggravated burglary and complicity to aggravated robbery.

Prosecutors are potentially seeking the death penalty against Lehoe and Ocasio and are asking for Osborn to be tried as an adult.

According to court records, the trio, along with one other juvenile, went to 70 Cherry St. in Newark around 2:45 a.m. Saturday.

A door at the home was kicked in and at least two of the perpetrators went into the basement area of the home where 48-year-old David E. Barcus was staying.

Court records show at least one person stayed on an upper floor of the residence and pointed a firearm at someone else in the home who was awakened by

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Friend arrested in UPenn student’s death made disturbing comments online, acted nervous during arrest, report says


Blaze Bernstein, right, went to the park with high school friend Samuel Woodward on Jan. 2, authorities said. Woodward was arrested in Bernstein’s death on Friday. (Orange County Sheriff’s Department / Associated Press)

A high school friend accused of killing a University of Pennsylvania student and dumping his body at a California park previously made “violent” comments online and defended the Confederate flag, a report said.

Samuel Lincoln Woodward, 20, who was the last person to see Blaze Bernstein, 19, alive, was arrested on Friday on suspicion of murder, Orange County Undersheriff Don Barnes said. Woodward appeared nervous while he was questioned about Bernstein’s disappearance and had scratched hands and dirt under his fingernails. He

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Two arrested in Harnett man’s death


— Two Lillington men have been charged in the October death of a Harnett County man whose body was found in his yard, authorities said Thursday.

Joshua Mark Eason, 32, and Timothy Shawn Brown, 35, both of 848 South River Road, were charged with first-degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery. Both were being held without bond in the Harnett County jail.

Harnett County deputies conducting a well-check at 12549 N.C. Highway 42 in Holly Springs on Oct. 19 found Phillip Simon Sauls, 49, dead under a car in a wooded area behind the home.

Phillip Simon Sauls

Sauls lived alone and operated a towing and mechanic service from his home, authorities said.

Investigators said they believe robbery was the motive for killing Sauls. They have searched the home of both suspects and a car belonging to them.

Both Eason and Brown have their first court appearances Friday at 9 a.m.

Gilbert Man Murdered for Marijuana: Thugs Staked Out Home, Beat Him to Death


Police arrived too late to stop the crime: They found Mullins bound, gagged, and lifeless.

Torre Sanders, 20, and Jordan Hosey, 17, were caught inside the house and booked into jail on suspicion of first-degree murder, kidnapping, and burglary.

The teen confessed to the crime after being caught, according to a booking sheet by Gilbert police.

Hosey told cops that he and Sanders learned that Mullins was “dealing drugs” and that they watched him while planning to assault him and steal his money and goods. On Monday evening, they drove up to the home on North Cottonwood Court and sneaked into the backyard.

Mullins had a heavy-duty security door at the front of his home. Apparently, from their surveillance they knew he’d come out to the backyard to smoke a cigarette at some point. When Mullins finally emerged for his smoke, Hosey and Sanders attacked him.

From an upstairs patio window, the neighbor had seen the pair enter the backyard dressed in hoodies and carrying flashlights. She saw the men force open Mullins’ back door and take him inside “while continually assaulting the victim,” records state.

She called police, who were dispatched to the home just before 9 p.m. She kept watching and could see the

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Man arrested in connection with stabbing death of nuclear engineer


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man was arrested Thursday in connection with the fatal stabbing of a nuclear engineer in southwest Miami-Dade, authorities confirmed.

Edwin Rios, 24, faces charges of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder. He is being held without bond. 

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Police arrest boyfriend in death of 13-day-old West Jordan boy; mother remains at-large


WEST JORDAN, Utah — A Utah couple has been charged with murder and child abuse in the death of a 13-day-old baby, and while the boyfriend is behind bars police are still searching for the child’s mother.

According to court documents filed Friday, 26-year-old Maria Elena Sullivan and 21-year-old Dylan James Kitzmiller are charged with one count of first-degree murder and three counts of child abuse as second-degree felonies in the death of Sullivan’s infant son.

West Jordan Police said Friday they were looking for the couple, who will be held on a $1 million bond upon their arrest. Saturday, Sgt. Joe Monson of the West Jordan Police Department confirmed Kitzmiller was arrested late Friday night without incident.

Sullivan has not been arrested as of Saturday evening, and Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said there is information indicating she may have left the state and is in Georgia.

Gill said while they don’t suspect Sullivan caused any of the abuse directly, she still faces a murder charge.

“Both of them were charged because the girlfriend indicated that there was a level of abuse that was going on, she was aware of this abuse, and she took no steps to stop this or to

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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

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