Two people arrested for killing pastor outside of flea market
A third man is still at large for Boyd's death
A pastor was fatally shot at The Village Flea Market & Mall in Miami-Dade County’s West Little River neighborhood last month. Two people in connection to the incident have confessed.
Latravia Charm Bell, 20, and Nathaniel Bernard Roberson, 31, were arrested for killing pastor Gregory Boyd, and the couple faces first-degree murder charges.
A man named Mikal Norman is said to be the third person wanted for the crime, with police asking the community to assist in the arrests, Local 10, an ABC-affiliated television station, reported.
On the day before Sept 11, several people opened fire in a crowded parking lot. Boyd was hit in the crossfire while he was walking to his vehicle, according to investigators.
Boyd was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital Ryder Trauma Center, but he died shortly after arriving. He was 54, according to Local 10.
His death sparked outrage by the community, uniting activists and police who posted a $5,000 reward for the names of those involved.
According to a Facebook Live video, there was an argument between two sets of people at the flee market parking lot before shots were fired.
The shooting occured when Local 10 reporters, Terrell Forney and Nick Lupo, were working on another story at the scene of the crime.
Boyd’s wife, Dorothy, was deeply affected by the loss of her husband, saying “He was my friend — my best friend, my fishing partner.”
“He was a great man.”
Social media has been rejoicing in the capture of Bell and Roberson.
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