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Man charged in death of man, 23, born to badly injured mother

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. – A Florida man convicted in the 1993 stabbing death of a pregnant woman is tried for the death of the victim is the son of 23 years later.

The Sun Sentinel reports that the Broward County public ministry Thursday announced that Ronnie Keith Williams will be charged with first-degree murder in the death of the 23-year-old Julius Dike.

Julius Dyke was born via caesarean section two days after his 18-year-old mother, Lisa Dyke was stabbed. He had severe brain damage, and his 2016 death was ruled a murder linked to the attack.

Williams was convicted of first-degree murder in 2004 in Lisa Dyke’s death, and sentenced to death. In 2016, the Florida Supreme Court decision that the jury be unanimous support for the death penalty will send that case back to a trial for a new sentencing phase.

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Info: Sun Sentinel , http://www.sun-sentinel.com/

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