Facebook Posts Provide Clues To Killing

Derek_Medina_2013MIAMI (AP) — Investigators say Facebook postings are giving them clues about what led to the shooting of a 26-year-old South Miami.

According to documents released Tuesday, Jennifer Alonso wrote on Facebook that her husband had overslept and missed a date night with her the evening before the Aug. 8 shooting.

The Miami Herald reports Alonso wrote to a friend that 31-year-old Derek Medina had called her names and she felt like she wanted to leave the relationship.

Minutes later, authorities say Medina fired six rounds into Alonso in the kitchen of their townhome. Then, he posted a photo of her body on Facebook, writing “you’ll see me in the news” before turning himself in to police.

Medina pleaded not guilty and is tentatively scheduled for trial on Nov. 4.

Source: The Associated Press