DAYTONA BEACH — A witness said she rode in a car with Willie Poindexter, accused of first-degree murder on the night prosecutors say he killed a woman and wounded another in a sniper-style attack, and there was a “large gun” next to her in the back seat.
Stephanie Tervil, 23, of Miami, testified on Wednesday during the trial of Poindexter, who faces life in prison if convicted of first-degree murder and a minimum of 25 years to life if convicted of attempted first-degree murder.
Poindexter is charged in the killing of Katie Burson and wounding of Lashanna Bates, both 24, about 4:30 a.m. Aug. 11, 2011, as they stood outside some apartments on a Daytona Beach street. Poindexter is accused of training a laser-equipped rifle on a group which included the women and opening fire...
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