The Coral Springs Police Department has arrested three suspects in connection to the death of 17 year-old Santiago Agudelo that occurred on December 28, 2010.
Eugene Peterson 18, of Coral Springs, Michael Cottrell 20, also of Coral Springs and Kyle Wilcox 18, of Margate were arrested late yesterday evening and are being charged with first-degree murder.
The investigation revealed that Agudelo, Peterson, Cottrell and Wilcox arranged to meet in order to conduct a narcotics transaction. Prior to the meeting Peterson, Cottrell and Wilcox formulated a plan to rob Agudelo of the narcotics. All the parties met at approximately 10:50 p.m. on December 28, 2010 in front of 366 Shadow Wood Lane to conduct the transaction. Peterson, Cottrell and Wilcox drove to the location in a vehicle being driven by Peterson. During the course of the robbery Agudelo grabbed onto Peterson’s vehicle as it was fleeing the area. Agudelo fell from vehicle causing fatal injuries.
On December 29, 2010 the Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled Agudelo’s death a homicide.
All three suspects are being held at Broward County Jail with no bond.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Chris Collins of the Coral Springs Police Department at 954-346-1262.