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Dan Markel Talking on Cell Phone When Shot as He Pulled Into Driveway

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Dan Markel Talking on Cell Phone When Shot as He Pulled Into Driveway
Law professor Dan Markel was reportedly talking on his cell phone and pulling into the driveway of his Florida home when he was shot dead.Read More


Dan Markel Slain in His Garage — Report Suggests He Knew Killer

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Dan Markel Slain in His Garage — Report Suggests He Knew Killer
Law professor Dan Markel was reportedly shot and killed in the garage of his Florida home — and cops are hunting a silver Toyota Prius seen leaving the scene of the crime.Read More


Police Hunt Mystery Car in Dan Markel Murder

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Police Hunt Mystery Car in Dan Markel Murder
Florida police are hunting for a mystery car spotted in the neighborhood of law professor Dan Markel around the time he was shot and killed in his home Friday.Read More


Flight Ban Delays Baltimore Dad From Reaching Bedside of Wounded Soldier Jordan Low

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Flight Ban Delays Baltimore Dad From Reaching Bedside of Wounded Soldier Jordan Low
The father of a wounded Israeli soldier from Baltimore was reportedly delayed from reaching his hospital bedside by the suspension of most foreign flights into Tel Aviv.Read More


Law Professor Dan Markel Killed by Gunshot to Head

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Law Professor Dan Markel Killed by Gunshot to Head
Dan Markel died from a gunshot wound to the head, the Tallahassee Police Department announced Tuesday.Read More






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