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Friday, March 9, 2018

Accused Hit Man In Dan Markel's Murder Pleads Not Guilty To New Charges

Garcia 2Tallahassee Democrat, Accused Markel Shooter Pleads Not Guilty to New Charges:

Accused murder suspect Sigfredo Garcia pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit murder and solicitation of murder in connection with the killing of Dan Markel.

Garcia is one of three people charged in the July 2014 murder of the Florida State University law professor.

Garcia, 35, and his girlfriend Katherine Magbanua, 33, both await trial on murder charges in the Leon County jail. Last month, prosecutors leveled additional charges against them.

Garcia appeared in court for his arraignment Tuesday.

Assistant State Attorney Georgia Cappleman said the new charges, filed a year or more after the duo’s arrest, were meant to reflect their entire role in what investigators say was a murder-for-hire.

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Comments

They've got the goods on him. The name of the game is clarifying what each of the Adelsons knew and what each of them did before the event.

Posted by: Art Deco | Mar 9, 2018 8:41:22 AM

I am now in my 70s; I will not live forever. Hopefully, this murder case is completed before I meet my maker. Television series have started and ended from the 2014 murder to today in 2018. Somebody did this dastardly deed and it is long past time for the murderer(s) to be formally convicted.

Posted by: Robert Alpiner | Mar 11, 2018 6:47:12 AM