Articles Tagged with first-degree murder

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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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Jonathan-Schuler-169x300Jonathan Schuler of West Palm Beach, Florida is accused of fatally shooting his roommate Junior Petit-Bien in their Boynton Beach home on February 3. Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office announced his arrest for first-degree murder on Monday. The press did not name an attorney for him.

According to investigators, Schuler lived with Petit-Bien, 34, at a home in Willow Spring Circle. They are still unsure as to why Schuler allegedly shot and killed Petit-Bien.

Schuler, 32, was already booked into Broward County Jail for the alleged killing of Arcenio Alvarez of Lake Worth last month. Schuler and Alvarez were both working as day laborers at a Deerfield Beach construction site when Schuler allegedly struck and killed Alvarez with a crowbar.

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