After daylong search, Keys murder sus...

After daylong search, Keys murder suspect caught

There are 7 comments on the Front story from Feb 17, 2012, titled After daylong search, Keys murder suspect caught. In it, Front reports that:

After a 16-hour search, Key West police Friday afternoon arrested Francisco Leon Marquez, 36, for allegedly stabbing to death his co-worker at the Ibis Bay Resort, 29-year-old Giovanni Perez.

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Melinda Vazquez

Miami, FL

#1 Feb 18, 2012
I am family member of Giovanni Perez our family is going through so much pain, I am so glad that baster was caught. I hope that baster pays what he did to Gio inside jail, they need to give that baster the death sentance.
Gabby B
#2 Feb 20, 2012
I've known Giovanni since I was a little girl. Gio, his youngest bro Dariel and I were practically raised together since all of our moms were pregnant at around the same time. Over 25 years of knowing each other, we have all gone through good and bad times, good times like when he would come to me laughing and giggling and with a funny voice tell me "Wuzzzzup Gabby tell me something!" or bad times like when his father passed away Sept 16, 2010 which was very hard for all of us including myself since I loved his father like my very own, unfortunately he passed due to Cancer.

Gio, had a very strong character but had a gentle heart at the same time. I still have saved on my phone the last text from him right after Christmas on December 27th where we were laughing and joking around :) I'll never forget his father nor him, they''ll always remain in our hearts forever!! We Love & Miss them both very much! Even though we are all devastated only good thing about this all is that they were both saved by Jesus Christ right before they departed this world and I thank the lord for that because I now know that their both God's Angels and that they are guiding us from up above <3

All I ask is for healing and strength for the family as they needed a lot, especially his brother D who's gone through both his father and now brothers death in such short time (less than a yr and a half).

I also ask that the man who killed him pays for what he did as this was something crazy and completely out of hand. May the lord be in control of this whole situation.

Happy early B-day Gio, you would've turned 30 yrs old next month, March 13th.

You will truly be Missed and no matter what you'll always be Loved and forever in our hearts!!!

May you RIP papo,



Brent, AL

#3 Mar 1, 2012
I'm so sorry for your loss. Idk wat is happening to my beloved island. I'm the last of my family here and we may move. Im having to sell the house and empty lot attached to it that my grandparents bought in 1930. That's tough. Plus, my great grandfather's legacy is a tribute to Jim in Alex:s fire station museum and wen i take daddy's fire gear and donate it, they will carry his legacy on there as well. Leaving my island will be so hard. But first, Wilma was an eye-opener, then I keep reading about all this violence. The worst crimes we ever saw were muggings and mostly things done by drunken folks (like wen my buddy tried to go to work one day, went to open first front door and cld not. A naked drunk man passed out on his porch) that's the kind of thing we worried about. But now, hubby doesn't want me outside reading til two of three am because he's afraid of home invaders. If i wanted that i eleven moved to miami yrs ago. Plus, where else can i live where the smell of the ocean is everywhere. Key west is a part of me now and I'm so sad about wat seems yo b an increase in violent crimes.

Key West, FL

#4 Mar 13, 2012
I'm sorry for your loss.

Hollywood, FL

#5 Aug 23, 2012
R.I.P my boy . the world lost a souljah

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#6 Aug 23, 2012
What twin is this?

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#7 Aug 23, 2012
Does anyone know how I can get in contact with his family. I was Goe's best friend since we were 3 & we lost contact when he moved 2 the keys. If anyone can give me any info please email me @ [email protected]

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