Transcript for Man Arrested in 2014 Murder Case of FSU Law Professor
I'm July 18 when he fourteen at approximately 11 AM Tallahassee police department was called when he won sixteen tress cot drive. For a reported shooting. When TPD officers arrived mr. Daniel Maher cal was found with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. The first responders who were called to the home attempted to provide lifesaving measures. And mr. Martell was rushed to a local hospital. We're sadly. He succumbed to his injuries later that day. Losing a family member. As are none of it should have to endure. Our hearts and prayers are with them up mark L family as they continue to grieve for their loss. My only hope is that today's information will offer some solace in a family and some ways helping to heal. The mortar professor mark Howell struck it you court within this community that resonated around the country. I hope that is this investigation continues to progress. That reassures the community TPDs unwavering commitment to their safety. And bringing those who violate our laws to justice. I would be remiss today the fighting that mention all the perseverance. And unwavering dedication. Of the our investigators. During this last almost two years. I cannot thank them enough for their countless hours that went into this investigation. With our team here at the Tallahassee police department we would not have never written a resolution to this case. I'd also like to recognize and welcome supervisory special agent Teresa costs and from the FBI. One of the most important pieces of this puzzle as and he overwhelming support and assistance that we received from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. They've been insisting that's for this investigation from the beginning and have shown us that. And steadfast dedication and solving this case. I would like to personally publicly thanked them today. I'd also like to think the state attorney's office. Who has been working with us early in the investigation. Who continue to work closely with the state attorney's office to enter this case is brought to successful resolution. We have arrested C Prado Garcia. For the martyr professor Daniel mark out. The state attorney approved a probable cause affidavit for him yesterday evening. And TPD obtain an arrest war. Mr. Garcia was located by the Honda beach police department and Broward county and taken into custody. He's currently in the Broward county jail. Awaiting the first appearance hearing an extradition to Leon County.
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