Transcript for State attorney to seek death penalty against bank mass shooting suspect
Today the Highlands County grand jury indicted step in saver for five counts of first degree murder. For the killings of the five victims at the suntrust bank in Sebring on January 23 2019. The defendant will be arraigned on these charges on February 25 today I filed notice that I'll be seeking the death penalty against Evans Aybar. As state attorney it is my duty to apply the facts of each case to the law. In this case. After carefully analyzing the facts as I know them today. And applying the law I was left with the unquestionable conclusion. That I must seek the death penalty against the defendant. It will ultimately be up to a jury and a judge to decide estate. But as this case moves forward I will seek the ultimate punishment.
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