Young Murderer Alex King Arrested For Probation Violaton
February 19, 2011
A day after being arrested on traffic charges, convicted murdered Alex David King of Cantonment has been arrested for violating his probation.
King was 13 when he and his 14-year old brother, Derek King, were convicted as adults on second degree murder charges for the death of their father in 2001 . Both boys pleaded guilty to arson for setting fire to their Cantonment home. King was released from prison in October, 2008, while his brother Derek was released in 2009.
Alex King is on probation until 2012 for the death of his father.
Alex King was arrested Thursday by the Florida Highway Patrol and charged with violation of right of way, leaving the scene of a crash and violation of a driver’s license restriction following a traffic crash in Pensacola. He was released from jail Thursday on $1,000 bond.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, King was traveling north on Lanier Drive in a 2003 Dodge Neon early Thursday morning when he pulled into the path of a 1999 Chevrolet van driven by Candace T. O’Conner of Pensacola. After the 12:50 a.m. Crash, King fled the scene on foot, according to the FHP. He was located a short time later by Pensacola Police and taken into custody by the FHP.
A passenger in King’s vehicle, 20-year old Jonathan Aeppli of Milton, was not injured. O’Conner was not injured, while her 14-year old passenger received minor injuries and was transported to Sacred Heart Hospital. A third passenger in O’Conner’s vehicle, a 16-year old female, was not injured.