Jurors hear grim evidence, testimony in trial of Jacksonville Beach man accused of killing, dismembering teen in 1994
A day after jurors listened to grim testimony in the murder trial of the former youth pastor charged with killing and dismembering a 16-year-old boy in 1994, testimony resumed early Wednesday.
Opening statements made in trial of Jacksonville Beach man accused of killing, dismembering teen in 1994
Attorneys delivered opening statements Tuesday in the trial of Ronnie Hyde, the former youth pastor charged with the 1994 murder of a teenage boy, whose dismembered remains weren’t identified until 2016.
Attorneys question potential jurors in trial of former youth pastor accused of killing, dismembering teen
Jury selection began at 9 a.m. Monday in the trial of Ronnie Hyde, the former youth pastor charged in the 1994 murder of 16-year-old Fred Laster, whose dismembered body was found abandoned in a Lake City dumpster.
Grand jury indicts 2 for murder in Jacksonville cold cases
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Duval County grand jury has returned indictments for first-degree murder in two Jacksonville cold cases. The first notable case involves William Baer, who is charged with murder in the 1999 stabbing death of businessman Saad Kawaf and the robbery of his wife at their home in Deerwood. RELATED: Documents: ’99 cold case victim was under FBI investigationAdBaer also is charged with kidnapping with a weapon, armed robbery, armed burglary, and aggravated battery. The second case involves Ronnie Hyde, who was arrested in March 2017 for the 1994 murder of Fred Laster, a 16-year-old boy. Investigators believe Laster was killed in Hyde’s Jacksonville Beach home.