Murder in Front of Broken Camera Missed

Author: Carlton Purvis, Published on May 23, 2013

In March, a man was shot and killed within view of a surveillance camera in a Miami public housing community. It was not until police tried to pull video that they learned the camera was not working. The wiring had been ripped out.

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