FL - Jimmy McMillan, 49, killed in his Belle Glade grocery store, 2 Jan 2012

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    noZme Active Member

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    An anonymous source led the investigation to Corey Graham Jr who was charged with killing Jimmy McMillian,a beloved Belle Glade FL grocery store owner and bass fishing champion. http://www.flwoutdoors.com/community/profile/home.cfm?uid=73569

    According to the probable-cause affidavit: Graham initially denied he had anything to do with the crimes. He came to the sheriff’s office voluntarily Friday with his mother, and willingly provided a DNA sample.
    Meanwhile, detectives saw in store surveillance footage that the shooter had demanded that McMillan empty a cash drawer into a plastic bag. When McMillan obliged, he reached toward the shooter’s right hand, which held a gun. The shooter jumped back and fired at McMillan’s shoulder.
    That hand had markings on it, and detectives concluded that a tattoo reading “Errica,” the first name of Graham’s mother, matched the markings seen in the video.

    After authorities gained a search warrant to photograph Graham’s body Saturday, he was taken to the sheriff’s office. That was when he admitted his guilt to his father...

    Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/01/08/2580037/19-year-old-charged-in-slaying.html#storylink=cpy

    I do not follow professional bass-fishing & had never heard of Jimmy McMillan, but just surfed around reading about him. By all accounts, he was a really nice guy. Very sad.
     
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