MIAMI, Nov. 26 (UPI) — A Florida guy was identified responsible Wednesday of the 2013 murder of his wife in which he posted a picture of her dead body on Facebook soon after killing her.
Derek Medina, 33, a former newbie boxer, unsuccessful to influence a Miami jury that he shot his spouse, Jennifer Alfonso, 8 occasions in self protection. The jury took a day to choose he was guilty of next-diploma murder. Medina could face existence in jail.
The couple had a stormy connection, court data confirmed. Married in January 2010, divorced in February 2012, then remarried three months later. Prosecutors argued Medina shot Alfonso to demise when she threatened to leave.
The protection argued Alfonso, 27, abused medication, conquer her husband and was a Satan worshiper. Medina said Alfonso threatened him with a knife throughout an argument when he shot her in their Miami residence in August 2013.
Prosecutors explained Medina vowed to get rid of her if she remaining, and that she was cowering on the floor when he shot her eight moments.
“No family members must at any time have to see their daughter killed and then exhibited globally on the net like some macabre trophy to a husband’s anger,” said Miami-Dade State Legal professional Katherine Rundle.
Medina admitted using the picture of her lifeless human body on the kitchen area floor and posting it on Fb with two comments.
“I am likely to jail or dying sentence for killing my spouse enjoy you men overlook you men take treatment Facebook individuals you will see me in the information,” he wrote initial on his page.
He adopted it with the image of her corpse and the remark, “Rip Jennifer Alfonso.” The image was taken out by Fb a lot more than 5 several hours later.