The story began with cocaine and Christmas shoes, and veered into beating and torture.
LARGO — A Pinellas County jury listened Tuesday to the vivid and horrifying story of how Stacia Berman's body was found — wrapped in a blanket, plastic bags covering her head, floating in St. Petersburg's Lake Maggiore with two alligators swimming nearby.
The story began with cocaine and Christmas shoes, and veered into beating and torture. Assistant State Attorney Fred Schaub told jurors they should conclude the tale by convicting Santonio "Red" Smith and Letrell "Trell" McKnight.
It's Florida so you know alligators had to come in somewhere. More here.