Florida Man Charged with First-Degree Murder in Killing of Teen Walking to School

ORLANDO, Fla. — DeAndre Eugene Florence, a recently released Florida man convicted of second-degree murder, is now facing a first-degree murder charge for the killing of a 15-year-old student in a cellphone robbery while walking to school. Florence, 23, was arrested on December 18, 2018, for the death of Alejandro “Alex” Vargas Martinez, a student at Boone High School in Orlando. Alongside the murder charge, Florence has been accused of robbery by snatching, racketeering, three …

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