Teen son of Canadian consul accused in fatal shooting transferred to TGK
Marc Wabafiyebazu charged as adult in botched drug deal
MIAMI – The 15-year-old son of Canadian Consul General Roxanne Dube is now sitting in a jail cell at Miami-Dade County's Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center after a grand jury indicted him in the fatal shooting that left his brother and another teenager dead.
Marc Wabafiyebazu was indicted Wednesday on multiple charges, including first-degree murder and attempted armed robbery. Before arriving at TGK, he was being held at a juvenile detention center.
His attorney said Wabafiyebazu will plead not guilty.
Wabafiyebazu was arrested after the March 31 shooting deaths of his brother, Jean Wabafiyebazu, and Joshua Wright, both 17.
Police said the Wabafiyebazu brothers intended to rob an alleged drug dealer of marijuana when something went wrong. The alleged dealer, Anthony Rodriguez, 19, was wounded and also faces murder and possession of marijuana with the intent to sell charges.
Another suspected drug dealer, Johann Ruiz, 21, was also named in the indictment. Ruiz and Rodriguez have both bonded out of jail.
Wabafiyebazu will be arraigned April 21 at the Richard Gerstein Justice Building.
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