Felix Verdejo And Accomplice Officially Indicted By U.S. Department Of Justice

By: Sean Crose "Today, a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Félix Verdejo-Sánchez and Luis Antonio Cádiz-Martínez for federal crimes arising from the murder of Keishla Rodríguez Ortiz," the Justice Department announced on Thursday. "Félix Verdejo-Sánchez and Luis Antonio Cádiz-Martínez," the official statement reads, "are facing one count of carjacking resulting in death, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2119(3) and (2); one count of kidnapping resulting in death, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1201 (a)(1) and 2; and one count for killing an unborn child, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1841and 2, also known as the 'Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004' or 'Laci and Conner’s Law'." The statement goes on to read read that:  "In addition to these charges, Félix Verdejo-Sánchez is facing one count for using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 924(c)(1)(A)(i)." Verdejo can now not only possibly face spending the remainder of his life in prison. He may be facing the death penalty for the following reasons: "Each defendant intentionally killed the victim (Keishla Rodríguez Ortiz). Each defendant committed the offense in an especially heinous, cruel, or depraved manner in that it involved serious physical abuse to the victim. Each defendant committed the offense after substantial planning and premeditation to cause the death of the victim. Félix Verdejo Sánchez procured the commission of the offense by payment, or promise of payment, of anything of pecuniary value. Luis Antonio Cádiz-Martínez committed the offense as consideration for the receipt, or in the expectation of the receipt, of anything of pecuniary value." W. Stephen Muldrew, the US Attorney whose office Thursday's official statement came from, is quoted as saying that: “Keishla Rodríguez-Ortiz was taken from a family that loved her, and she and her child were denied the most fundamental right of life, and the joy of knowing what that life could have been...We hope that this process brings some measure of solace to Keishla’s family." Last Thursday, Ortiz went missing. Her family stated that she had planned on letting the married Verdejo know she was pregnant with his child. Ortiz' body was found in a San Juan, Puerto Rico lagoon over the weekend. A cooperating witness then claimed that Verdejo (with the help of an accomplice) punched, drugged and weighted down Ortiz, then tossed her over a bridge into the water below. Ortiz reportedly shot at her afterwards with hand gun. On Sunday, Verdejo turned himself into authorities. The post Felix Verdejo And Accomplice Officially Indicted By U.S. Department Of Justice appeared first on BoxingInsider.com.

Felix Verdejo And Accomplice Officially Indicted By U.S. Department Of Justice

By: Sean Crose

"Today, a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Félix Verdejo-Sánchez and Luis Antonio Cádiz-Martínez for federal crimes arising from the murder of Keishla Rodríguez Ortiz," the Justice Department announced on Thursday. "Félix Verdejo-Sánchez and Luis Antonio Cádiz-Martínez," the official statement reads, "are facing one count of carjacking resulting in death, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2119(3) and (2); one count of kidnapping resulting in death, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1201 (a)(1) and 2; and one count for killing an unborn child, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1841and 2, also known as the 'Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004' or 'Laci and Conner’s Law'."

The statement goes on to read read that:  "In addition to these charges, Félix Verdejo-Sánchez is facing one count for using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 924(c)(1)(A)(i)." Verdejo can now not only possibly face spending the remainder of his life in prison. He may be facing the death penalty for the following reasons:

  • "Each defendant intentionally killed the victim (Keishla Rodríguez Ortiz).
  • Each defendant committed the offense in an especially heinous, cruel, or depraved manner in that it involved serious physical abuse to the victim.
  • Each defendant committed the offense after substantial planning and premeditation to cause the death of the victim.
  • Félix Verdejo Sánchez procured the commission of the offense by payment, or promise of payment, of anything of pecuniary value.
  • Luis Antonio Cádiz-Martínez committed the offense as consideration for the receipt, or in the expectation of the receipt, of anything of pecuniary value."

W. Stephen Muldrew, the US Attorney whose office Thursday's official statement came from, is quoted as saying that: “Keishla Rodríguez-Ortiz was taken from a family that loved her, and she and her child were denied the most fundamental right of life, and the joy of knowing what that life could have been...We hope that this process brings some measure of solace to Keishla’s family."

Last Thursday, Ortiz went missing. Her family stated that she had planned on letting the married Verdejo know she was pregnant with his child. Ortiz' body was found in a San Juan, Puerto Rico lagoon over the weekend. A cooperating witness then claimed that Verdejo (with the help of an accomplice) punched, drugged and weighted down Ortiz, then tossed her over a bridge into the water below. Ortiz reportedly shot at her afterwards with hand gun.

On Sunday, Verdejo turned himself into authorities.

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“Got Your Hat!” Jake Paul Ignites Wild Fracas At Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul Press Conference

By: Sean Crose

Things apparently were going quite well at the Floyd Mayweahter-Logan Paul press conference in Miami to promote their June 6th pay per view bout. Then Logan's younger brother' Jake came in and things went crazy. "It turned into a Pier 6 brawl," Boxing Insider publisher Larry Goldberg said. "He (Jake) basically took Floyd’s hat." Which is something video evidence indicates is not a wise thing to so.

https://twitter.com/i/status/1390403776947933186

"I'm capable of kicking two asses in one night," Mayweather had said earlier, pointing to both Paul brothers. "The only thing that's fake on this stage is Floyd's hairline," Logan shot back. Things didn't get truly ugly until Jake and Floyd started jawing at each other. When Jake snatched Mayweather's hat off his head, things got out of hand.

https://twitter.com/i/status/1390404112941031431

"Got your hat," said Jake as Floyd's bodyguards piled on him in a far less than gentle fashion. An enraged Mayweather moved forward as his bodyguards buried Jake in a pile of flesh and security got involved. Things eventually settled down, though it wasn't clear if Mayweather would once more come out to address the media.

UPDATE: In what should probably come as a surprise to know one, Jack Paul appears to have gotten a black eye to go with Mayweather's hat.

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