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Nelson-Hernandez-Mena-225x300Nelson Hernandez Mena was arrested on Sunday after he allegedly shot and killed Juan Javier Cruz and injured another man in a confrontation outside a Salvadorian restaurant.

Mena, 48. faces charges of aggravated assault with a firearm, attempted murder, and first-degree murder. He is being held at Palm Beach County Jail and was denied bond during a first court appearance on Monday morning by Judge Dina Keever-Agrama. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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Scott-Matesky-300x177Scott Matesky of Delray Beach, Florida died on Monday after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver last month, a family member told news sources.

According to the police report, Matesky, 39, was struck by a white Honda Civic as he was crossing West Atlantic Avenue near NW 10th Avenue on the morning of April 15.

Sources say he was waiting for a friend to pick him up and take him to a casino in Coconut Creek. It is unclear how long he lay on the roadway after the crash before he received help.

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Lacy-Marie-Morris-296x300Lacy Marie Morris of Sugarloaf Key, Floida was arrested on Tuesday for her alleged involvement in a fatal DUI crash that led to the death of Delray Beach police officer Christine Braswell, 40, and seriously injured Bernenda Marc, 25.

Morris, 32, faces charges for DUI with bodily injury, DUI with property damage, DUI manslaughter, and possession of marijuana, Key West Police announced on Tuesday night. She was arrested in Broward County.

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Darryl-Rudolph-300x169Darryl Rudolph, the father of former Cardinal Newman High School and Florida State University football star Travis Rudolph, was reportedly shot by Paul Senate of Lantana on April 21.

Rudolph, 55, was rushed to St. Mary’s Medical Center, where he died the next day, Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office announced on Tuesday. Senat, 36, was arrested and is being charged with manslaughter. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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Diego-Salazar-Uribe-300x169Diego Salazar Uribe of Hollywood, Florida was arrested on March 21 for allegedly running over Joseph Curtis after he failed to pay his bill at a bar in Hallandale Beach.

Curtis, 53, who was a bouncer at the bar, suffered serious injuries and died on April 7, the Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed on Friday.

Uribe, 43, was charged with attempted murder, but he could face additional charges because of Curtis’ death. He remains held in lieu of a $150,000 bond. The press did not name an attorney for Uribe.

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