Ferro murder trial wraps, closings are Monday

Mar 17, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Front www.keysnet.com

After a weeklong trial, attorneys for the defense and prosecution in the second-degree murder trial of Nicholas Ferro, 26, rested their cases Friday afternoon in Key West.Chief Monroe County Circuit Court Judge David Audlin allotted 90 minutes to each side for closing arguments beginning at 9 a.m. Monday at the Freeman Justice Center.Ferro, of ... (more)

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Concerned

Hollywood, FL

#1 Mar 21, 2012
The Justice System is a Joke - Murder with a 2" pocketknife?? Give me a break. Boyscouts, Hunters and women carry 2" pocket knives, does that make us all MURDERERS. A young boy was shot to death in Sanford Florida and the Killer is set free with NO CHARGES, whats wrong with this picture. The media should have given this SELF DEFENSE trial more publicity, maybe then a young man would not be sitting in jail for over 2 years. Where is the judge when the threats are going on to the jurors, witness' and others who are involved ( by the victims associates)? The Judge is running for state official and maybe that is why he is handling this case this way. NO ONE IS INNOCENT HERE no matter how your dressed, what your grades are, what sport you may play. When you hang out with the wrong people you can expect some kind of repercussions from your actions. And Where are the parents of this kid letting him be a hoodlum in Key West as locals stated, wanting to start trouble with out of towner and defending him saying he was completely innocent when he was not. Marques could have walked away just like they are saying Nick should have walked away - they didn't! Like I said NO ONE IS INNOCENT HERE!!! The police should be ashamed of themselves how this was handled and the Judge should be ashamed of himself placing a charge of second degree murder, no bail and throwing out Stand Your Ground law. I hope that the jurors will see the truth in this case. This is a travesty of justice in the Florida Keys.

Since: Jul 08

Florida Keys

#2 Mar 23, 2012
Um, that 2" pocket knife was used to kill a person.
hollyhood

Hollywood, FL

#3 Mar 25, 2012
Free Nick he's innocent
joke to me

Hollywood, FL

#4 Mar 25, 2012
I have lived in the keys all my life and have seen butler fight and his friends are always up to no good I think Nick has been locked up Long enough and should go home to his family. I feel that the keys are unfair and greedy with this trial free nick
TipDawg

Call, TX

#5 Jul 2, 2012
joke to me wrote:
I have lived in the keys all my life and have seen butler fight and his friends are always up to no good I think Nick has been locked up Long enough and should go home to his family. I feel that the keys are unfair and greedy with this trial free nick
Right dumba$$... Your automatic location says Hollywood Fl, but you've lived in the Keys all your life. Just like Nick, your lies have caught up with you. You are a complete joke!
idaho man

Victor, ID

#6 Jul 15, 2013
TipDawg wrote:
<quoted text>
Right dumba$$... Your automatic location says Hollywood Fl, but you've lived in the Keys all your life. Just like Nick, your lies have caught up with you. You are a complete joke!
im not from hollywood but aquit nick it sounds like self defense zimmerman got off so should nick ppl hsve a right yo defend themdselvrd
VANESSA G

Key West, FL

#8 Sep 18, 2013
Funny how the only ppl on here defending this dirt bag are all from his part of town!!!! Any self defense claim is BS... You wanna be a lil scrapper then fight LIKE A MAN... With your hands not a weapon, how is it self defense when one person has a weapon and the other doesn't??? That's pussy shit right there. He should've stayed his white wanna be ghetto but in hollywood where he belongs!!! The whole family at that what a bunch of dirt bags.... Thinking there better than anyone uu don't think so when you come up from drug money!
Salt life

Key Largo, FL

#9 Sep 18, 2013
Come on people look at his priors arrest record!!!!! Poss of concealed weapon, resisting arrest , poss of drugs !!! Nicholas Ferro is a dirt bag him and his family he learned from the best his dad arrested too for traffic cocaine n pills!!! Leave his white pretty ass in jail that's where it belongs!!!!
TRUTH No KEYS Bubba

Key West, FL

#10 Sep 22, 2013
Keys Marlin wrote:
Um, that 2" pocket knife was used to kill a person.
Um, During a 4am drunken street brawl where clearly one side was outnumbered and not from KW..Yeah kinda changes things but i doubt you care about the truth as your name says it all "KEYS" Marlin.. Another Keys Bubba
TRUTH No KEYS Bubba

Key West, FL

#11 Sep 22, 2013
During a 4am brawl where nobody runs away and one side is clearly outnumbered and not from KW I'd say anything goes.All the people involved on the KW side except MB were known trouble makers with long violent arrest records,prison sentences,Some who are in PRISON RIGHT NOW!!Why would MB hang out with these guys at 4am?Well one thing we know for sure is he was there and he didn't walk away..He chose to fight with the thugs.During a 4am street brawl that involves a lot of people your probably gonna get hurt..You might lose your life!!That is not MURDER but common sense!!MB was no stupid man by all the good things people say about him.He should have known this.What a shame!If your gonna charge someone with MURDER charge his so called friend..Another real stand up guy..A Key Wester..A Conch..Who told the court he started the fight!That he was beating all their asses(Ferro&friends) when MB got stabbed!Charge him with murder!!

Since: Jul 08

Florida Keys

#12 Oct 23, 2013
TRUTH No KEYS Bubba wrote:
<quoted text>Um, During a 4am drunken street brawl where clearly one side was outnumbered and not from KW..Yeah kinda changes things but i doubt you care about the truth as your name says it all "KEYS" Marlin.. Another Keys Bubba
Hmmm...knocking me for living in the Keys, yet, your location says Key West. No more needs to be said about that dumb comment.

But you said it yourself...4am drunken street brawl. Yeah, that makes it sound soooo much better. That just goes to show the mentality here. These people..both the suspect and victim, and their friends..are thugs and degenerates. This whole scenario is pathetic, just like their close friends.

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