A 12-year-old boy was indicted Wednesday on a first-degree murder charge in the death of a 6-year-old girl he admitted he gave a bear hug then dropped, hitting her head on a table.
A grand jury agreed with the Broward County medical examiner that Tiffany Eunick's death June 28 was not an accident.
With the indictment, Lionel Tate becomes one of the youngest murder defendants in Broward history. He is charged as an adult and faces a life sentence, if convicted.
Lionel, whose mother is a Florida Highway Patrol trooper, was charged with murder after Tiffany died from blunt trauma injuries suffered after she was left with the boy's mother while her mother went to work.
Photos of self bring man's arrest
BRADENTON _ A man was arrested on charges he took nude pictures of himself, attached them to the sun visor of his van, then flashed them at children in other vehicles.
Daniel Wayne Fansler, 36, of Bradenton was charged Monday with exposing obscene material to minors. Police said a witness got the tag number that identified his van.
Fansler was arrested in 1993 by Longboat Key police on charges of indecent exposure and performing lewd and lascivious acts in the presence of a 10-year-old child, according to court records. He was sentenced to a year's probation and counseling.
_ Compiled from wire reports