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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A U.S. Marine Corps deserter accused of killing his mom's boyfriend is still on the run after a search that reached into the Carolinas, officials say.
Michael Alexander Brown, 22, is wanted in connection with a weekend shooting death in Virginia, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.
After a dayslong manhunt, officials have urged caution and consider Brown to be "armed and dangerous."
Everett Glenn Miller should be executed for killing two Kissimmee, Florida police officers, a jury unanimously recommended Wednesday.
The 12-member jury deliberated for five-and-a-half hours at the Osceola County Courthouse before deciding the Marine Corps veteran should be sentenced to death for fatally shooting Sgt. Richard "Sam" Howard, 36, and Officer Matthew Baxter, 26.
A search is ongoing for a Camp Lejeune Marine who is wanted in Virginia on a murder charge.
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office in Rocky Mount, Virginia, said Monday they have issued an arrest warrant for Michael Alexander Brown, 22, for second-degree murder as well as use of a firearm in commission of a felony in connection with a Nov. 9 homicide.
Military colleagues told jurors Everett Glenn Miller was the "epitome of a Marine" before he shot and killed two Kissimmee, Florida police officers in 2017.
"Miller was probably one of the finest Marines I've ever served with," retired U.S. Navy Capt. Thomas Leech, Miller's commanding officer, testified Thursday. "He wore the uniform impeccably. He was on time to everything. He respected everyone. He treated everyone fairly."
Three colleagues testified they were shocked when Miller made posts on social media months before the killings that railed against the government, police and white people — something they said was completely out of his character. Clarence France, a retired Marine Corps major and warrant officer, said he sent a message to Miller after seeing the posts.
"I said, 'Hey brother, what's going on? This isn't you,'" France said. "'But the posts continued. ... I unfollowed him but I didn't stop worrying about him. I knew there was something wrong with him."
BAVISPE, Mexico (Reuters) - The nine American women and children killed in northern Mexico were victims of a territorial dispute between an arm of the Sinaloa Cartel and a rival gang, officials said on Wednesday, and may have been used to lure one side into a firefight.
Members of breakaway Mormon communities that settled in Mexico decades ago, the three families were ambushed as they drove along a dirt track in Sonora state, leading to U.S. President Donald Trump urging Mexico and the United States to "wage war' together on the drug cartels.