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Deontae Young accused of killing dad on I-75 in Peach County | The …

An Alabama family of eight was on the way back from a Florida vacation when a feud between father and son allegedly led to homicide.

Daniel Lee Young, 40, of Birmingham, was riding in the front passenger seat of a rented Ford Expedition as his wife was driving through Peach County late Tuesday night, said J.T. Ricketson, special agent in charge of the Perry investigative office of the GBI.

Young’s two adult sons, including Deontae Leqwan Young, 21, also of Birmingham, his three young daughters and his girlfriend were in the back of the SUV, Ricketson said.

Just after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, 911 received a call about a person shot on Interstate 75 just past the Byron exit, near mile marker 151, which is in Peach County Sheriff Terry Deese’s jursidiction.

“(Deontae Young) and his family were coming through from Orlando and he and his father got into some sort of altercation,” Deese said

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Family vacation ends with father dead, son jailed in I-75 killing

An Alabama family of eight was on the way back from a Florida vacation when a feud between father and son led to homicide.

Daniel Lee Young, 40, of Birmingham, was riding in the front passenger seat of a rented Ford Expedition as his wife was driving through Peach County late Tuesday night, said J.T. Ricketson, special agent in charge of the Perry investigative office of the GBI.

Young’s two adult sons, including Deontae Leqwan Young, 21, also of Birmingham, his three young daughters and his girlfriend were in the back of the SUV, Ricketson said.

Just after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, 911 received a call about a person shot on Interstate 75 just past the Byron exit, near mile marker 151, which is in Peach County Sheriff Terry Deese’s jursidiction.

“(Deontae Young) and his family were coming through from Orlando and he and his father got into some sort of altercation,” Deese said Monday

Read more at: http://www.macon.com/news/local/crime/article161735923.html

Girl, 15, arrested for killing mother, setting house on fire

July 16 (UPI) — A 15-year-old Illinois girl has been arrested for allegedly shooting her mother in the head and then setting the house on fire to destroy evidence of the crime.

Police in Morrison, Ill. said Anna Schroeder, 15, told her mother, Peggy Schroeder, to put a warm towel on her face as she sat in the living room. Peggy did so and Anna allegedly shot her mother in the head. She then texted a photo of her mother’s dead body to her friend, 15-year-old Rachel Helm, who came to the house to help clean the crime scene.

Taking a break from cleaning, the two girls decided to get a bite to eat at a nearby Subway. At that point, Anna learned that her father, Daryl Schroeder, was coming to town and she vomited on the restaurant floor, reported SaukValley.com. The pair then went to get more

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Closing Arguments Underway In Trial Of Man Accused Of Killing Wife

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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — Closing arguments were underway in the trial of a man accused of killing his estranged wife and dumping her body in the Everglades.

Around noon, prosecution had wrapped their closing arguments and defense was starting their closings in the trial of Cid Torres.

Defense told the jury they are the checks and balances of the judicial system. They said that because his wife Vilet’s body was never found there is no definitive proof of exactly what happened to her. Nevertheless, prosecutors say they have plenty of evidence that Cid killed his wife.

“Cid Torrez was jealous, possessive, manipulative, selfish and has an ego that doesn’t even fit in this courthouse,” said prosecutor Lanie Bandell.

With his fate hanging in the balance, Cid held his hands together and kept his eyes fixed on the jury. He has said he is innocent did not take the stand during his

Read more at: http://miami.cbslocal.com/2017/07/13/cid-torrez-trial-florida/

Prosecutors Wrapping Up In Trial Of Man Accused Of Killing Wife

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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — Prosecutors are finishing their case against murder suspect Cid Torrez whose accused of killing his estranged wife five years ago and burying her body near the Everglades.

Torrez claims he’s innocent but police said he’s behind the disappearance of 38-year-old Vilet Torrez in 2012.

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Cid Torrez (Source: CBS4)

The lead Miramar detective testified Wednesday morning that Vilet’s body would have fit in Torrez’s car trunk.

Police believe Vilet was put in the trunk Of Torrez’s Jaguar after she was murdered and then driven to a remote area for burial.

“I asked one of our female officers that had the same height as the victim. I asked if she would help out or assist and they put her

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Trial Of Man Accused Of Killing Wife Intensifies In Week 2

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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – The murder trial of a Broward man accused of killing his wife is intensifying.

This is as prosecutors are building their case against Cid Torrez, claiming he killed his wife Vilet in a jealous rage back in 2012 in their Miramar townhome.

Crime scene investigator Michael Kelly says Cid Torrez’s blood was found under a sink on a pipe and elsewhere indicating a struggle.

“When you find small blood stains on the wall, remember you’re looking at a scene, something that’s not normal, trying to find indication that the crime scene occurred in the residence,” said Kelly.

Late Monday, Cid Torrez listened attentively as an audio tape of his police interrogation was played. You could hear the anguish in his voice as he denies knowing anything about his estranged wife Vilet’s disappearance.

On the same day, a business associate testified Torrez told him he secretly installed spyware on Vilet’s

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Jordan court told of heavy fire in killing of 3 US troops

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) A crime scene investigator told a military court Tuesday that three U.S. military trainers killed at the gate of a Jordanian air base had come under heavy fire, including from inside a nearby guard house.

The investigator testified in the murder trial of a Jordanian soldier who has been accused of killing three U.S. Army Green Berets at the entrance to the base in November.

The defendant, 1st Sgt. Marik al-Tuwayha, stood silently in a cage in the courtroom Tuesday, as he had done during two previous days of testimony this week. The fathers of two of the slain Americans sat just meters away from him, following the proceedings through a translator.

Al-Tuwayha has pleaded “not guilty” and the judge has said the defendant has no apparent ties to terrorist groups.

Jordan is a U.S. ally in the region, including

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