Charlie Adelson trial Day 4: Focus shifts to evidence trail in Dan Markel murder

The homicide trial for Fort Lauderdale periodontist Charlie Adelson continues on its fourth day in a Leon County courtroom. Adelson is accused of orchestrating one in all Tallahassee’s most stunning crimes — the murder-for-hire killing of Florida State College legislation professor Dan Markel.

Adelson, is accused of orchestrating the homicide and paying two Miami males, Luis Rivera, a Latin Kings gang chief, his shut pal, Sigfredo Garcia, to hold out the hit. Rivera, Garcia and Adelson’s former girlfriend, Katherine Magbanua, the opposite of Garcia’s youngsters, have already been convicted within the homicide.

Magbanua admitted to a litany of lies in previous trials throughout testimony Monday, however insisted she was telling the reality now as she testified that Adelson organized and paid for the hit.

“I consider that the reality wanted to come back out now in order that the household can get some kind of closure,” Magbanua mentioned

Courtroom resumes Tuesday with cross-examination Sgt. Chris Corbitt of the Tallahassee Police Division. He’s supervisor of the Technical Operations Unit, which examined cellphone information within the Dan Markel case.

Scroll on for stay updates from the courtroom.

Chronicling the case:


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