Two Escambia Men Indicted For Drug Related Murder

April 11, 2012

Two Escambia County men have been indicted with first degree murder for the drug related shooting death of Frederick Ortiz last month. An Escambia County grand jury returned the indictment Tuesday against Rico Roberson and Bryan Hines.

Ortiz was shot in the chest and killed during the course of a drug transaction on Hayworth Avenue in the Ensley area on March 20.

Judge Michael Allen accepted the indictments and ordered that both men remain in the Escambia County Jail without bond. Both Roberson and Hines will be arraigned on Thursday.


One Response to “Two Escambia Men Indicted For Drug Related Murder”

  1. ellenb on April 11th, 2012 5:56 pm

    TRASH pure & simple. Too sorry to go dig a ditch if necessary for an HONEST living! That’s all a drug dealer is, TRASH, taking a life over drug money.

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