2 people arrested in 2016 murder of FIU student
Florida – Two people were arrested in connection with a years-long investigation of a Florida International University student’s death.
The State Attorney’s Office announced the arrest of 25-year-old Donterio Rashad Fowler and 23-year-old Keondre Quamar Fields.
According to the State Attorney’s Office, the two were wanted in connection to the murder of 21-year-old Michael Zaldua. The FIU student, a freelance photographer, was shot and killed in 2016 at an off-campus parking garage. According to police, his body was found at the Fourth Street Commons apartment complex in Sweetwater.
Investigators found cash and a gun by his body and a gun in his jacket pocket. They also found marijuana and a small baggie of what they believe was cocaine.
Both Fields and Fowler have been charged with first-degree murder with a deadly weapon. The Miami Herald is reporting Fowler is the brother of Atlanta Falcons linebacker and former Florida gator Dante Fowler Jr. They are being held at the Pinellas County Jail.