JOHN MINA


Attorney: Sheriff’s defense of early investigation into Miya Marcano’s disappearance ‘shameful’

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The attorney for Miya Marcano’s family released a statement on Friday stating that Sheriff John Mina’s defense of his department’s early investigation into Marcano’s disappearance was “indefensible” and “shameful.”“It was shameful to say that no matter what they did or didn’t do, that Miya was dead anyway,” attorney Daryl Washington said in a statement. “That statement is the equivalent of saying ‘prisons should not incarcerate murders because the sentencing still won’t bring the dead back to life anyways.’”>>> STREAM CHANNEL 9 EYEWITNESS NEWS LIVE <<<The attorney for Miya Marcano’s family released a statement on Friday stating that Sheriff John Mina’s defense of his department’s early investigation into Marcano’s disappearance was “indefensible” and “shameful.”‘It was shameful to say that no matter what they did or didn’t do, that Miya was dead anyway,” attorney Daryl Washington said in a statement. Mina said when the video was taken, deputies did not have probable cause to detain Caballero. SEE: Orange County Sheriff’s Office releases detailed timeline in Miya Marcano caseAnd unfortunately, Mina said at the time the video was taken, Marcano was already left for dead. In a statement, Washington countered that Marcano’s family had provided “more than enough evidence” that Caballero was involved in the case.

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