Kather Magbanua, 31, a Florida woman, arrested in connection with 2014 murder of Florida State law professor Dan Markel
Katherine Magbanua, the suspected connection between the family of Dan Markel’s ex-wife and the two men accused of shooting him in a 2014 murder-for-hire plot, has been arrested.
The 31-year-old mother was booked into Broward County Jail on first degree murder charges Saturday for her alleged role in the slaying of the prominent Florida State University law professor, the Tallahassee Democrat reported.
In May, police arrested Sigfredo Garcia and Luis Rivera, two south Florida men, both with criminal histories, for Markel’s murder. Magbanua is the mother of Garcia’s two children and she also allegedly had a romantic relationship with Charlie Adelson, the brother of Markel’s ex-wife Wendi Adelson, ABC news reported.
According to police, the first person Garcia called following Markel’s murder was Magbanua.