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Category Archives: Homicide


Defending Against Murder Charges

By Deric Zacca, PA |

If you have been accused of murder in the state of Florida, you are facing substantial consequences. An experienced Fort Lauderdale homicide defense attorney is necessary to identity and develop available defenses.   Understanding the details of the case and determining an identifying an available defense strategy is crucial.  Below are just some of the… Read More »


Cooper City Teen Enters Plea In Friend’s Death

By Deric Zacca, PA |

A Cooper City teenager who had been facing manslaughter charges in the death of his best friend has been sentenced to probation after entering a plea of guilty to a lesser charge. The teen, according to reports, was involved in an incident in 2015 in which he and his best friend were playing with… Read More »


Pawn Shop Robbery Leaves Customer Dead

By Deric Zacca, PA |

Police are searching for the men involved in the robbery of a local pawn shop that left one customer dead. According to reports, two armed men pulled up to the pawn shop in an SUV and committed the robbery. During the incident, one of the men pointed a gun at store customers while the… Read More »

Teen Awaiting Trial For Murder

By Deric Zacca, PA |

A Homestead teenager is behind bars after being charged for murder of another teenager with a machete in the summer of 2015. Video showing the interrogation of the suspect after her arrest shows the intense scene and emphasizes the importance of obtaining proper representation prior to speaking with any law enforcement official when accused… Read More »

Home Invasion Attempt Ends In Death

By Deric Zacca, PA |

A man with an extremely long history of criminal activity attempted what ultimately became his last home invasion in Broward County in the overnight hours of one recent night. The man, who was armed and masked, was observed by witnesses as he skulked around the targeted home. When he then tried to get into… Read More »

Man Accused Of Murder Of Miami Mother And Children

By Deric Zacca, PA |

A mother and two of her teenage children were shot to death in the Miami area recently. The man suspected of the crime has been located in Savannah, Georgia, arrested for the crimes, and will now face murder charges upon his anticipated return to Miami-Dade County. According to police records, the man shot the… Read More »

Accused Murderer On The Loose After Escaping Custody

By Deric Zacca, PA |

A young man who was in custody for a first-degree murder charge escaped and is at large in the Fort Lauderdale area. Officials say the man is armed and dangerous and presents a concern for public safety. Authorities believe that the escape was preplanned and are trying to determine exactly how it could have… Read More »