Three Indicted For Valentine’s Day Murder

March 20, 2019

Three people have been indicted for a Valentine’s Day murder in Escambia County.

Leroy Benjamin, Jr., Cordarin Simmons, and Jesse Square are charged with first degree felony murder for the death of Willie Wilson, Jr.

Wilson was found severely beaten at his home on Spink Lane off North 8th Avenue. He later died from his injuries.

Benjamin will have an arraignment hearing this week. Simmons and Square were taken into custody in Ohio and are awaiting extradition.


5 Responses to “Three Indicted For Valentine’s Day Murder”

  1. Mike J. on March 21st, 2019 10:06 am

    Every convicted murderer should be executed in a manner similar to how they killed their victims. Firing squad for murder with a gun, etc. In this case, since blunt force trauma was used on the victim, execution could be by stoning.

  2. Rasheed Jackson on March 20th, 2019 3:57 pm

    I wonder how much of our hard earned tax dollars will be spent prosecuting, and housing the three thugs?

  3. John on March 20th, 2019 12:57 pm

    Culture of violence

  4. Stephen on March 20th, 2019 6:39 am

    Hopefully they all, especially Square, don’t get away with it. Square has already gotten away with murder once.

  5. paul on March 20th, 2019 12:53 am

    If guilty – expedited death penalty for all 3 – so many callous, despicable murderous people – usually take human life over money/drugs. A world gone mad…

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