April 18, 2017 State to Pursue Death Penalty in Allen Cashe Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- April 18, 2017
State to Pursue Death Penalty in Allen Cashe Case
 
State Attorney Phil Archer said today his office will pursue the death penalty against Allen Cashe who was indicted yesterday by the Seminole County Grand Jury. Cash is accused of the March 27, 2017 first-degree murders of Latina Herring and Branden Christian, the attempted first-degree murders of Bertis Herring, Brendan Christian, Lazaro Paredes, and Rakeya Jackson, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Burglary of a Dwelling, and Shooting into a Building.
Archer said his staff has worked diligently with Sanford officers since the notification of the shooting and they are well familiar with the facts. The Notice of Intent to Pursue the Death Penalty was filed with the Clerk of the Courts this afternoon listing aggravating factors on both of the capital offenses with which Cashe was indicted. Please see the attached notice.

Lynne Bumpus-Hooper
Research and Communications Assistant for State Attorney Phil Archer
(office)321-617-7548
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