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Criminal Law Keyed to Weaver
State v. Rosado
Citation:2009 WL 3086436 (Conn. Super. Ct. 2009)
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Associates of a man with the street name of “Carlito” blamed McCrae for the killing of “Carlito.” “Primo” called a meeting a put a bounty on McCrae at which Nunez and Rosado were present. Primo gave two guns to Santana and showed 15,000 dollars and said the money would be given when done. According to the evidence McCrae was shot seven to nine times and died within minutes at which Nunez and Rosado were present.. After the shooting, Santana, Nunez, and Santana ran to Nunez’s house, and Nunez put the guns away at his house. A few days later, Santana called Rosado and told him the police had found the guns. DNA mixtures of at least three people were found on the grips of the guns.
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