Second Homicide Suspect Arrested

March 31, 2012

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a second suspect in the murder of Fredric Ortiz in a neighborhood just off Highway 29.

Rico Cordale Roberson was booked into the Escambia County Jail Friday for his involvement in the March 20 fatal shooting. Ortiz was found gunned down on Hayworth Avenue, just off Highway 29 near I-10. Roberson is being held on a $250,000 bond on one count of homicide.

Roberson’s accomplice, Bryan Hines, was arrested last weekend at the Pensacola International Airport as he tried to use his pass card to get to work. Hines is being held at the Escambia County Jail under a $250,000 bond.


One Response to “Second Homicide Suspect Arrested”

  1. Everett on March 31st, 2012 12:40 am

    He’s not smiling now. Did he just think he wasn’t going to be found?

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