Suspect's 3-year-old daughter in truck when couple ran over woman in Kendall
Police say couple ran over victim's head after robbing her
DORAL, Fla. – A South Florida couple accused of running over a woman outside her Kendall home during a robbery are both facing charges of first-degree murder, authorities said.
According to an arrest report, Carlos Mojica, 27, was arrested Monday on charges of murder and child abuse.
Police said Liz Corcho's 3-year-old daughter was riding in a pickup truck with them the night of Oct. 22 when the couple was driving around a shopping center, looking for a victim to rob.
Detectives said they saw Vicki Feeley, 65, enter a store and waited for her to come outside so they could follow her home.
Detectives said Mojica grabbed Feeley’s purse as she was unloading her car in the driveway of her home on Southwest 112th Terrace and 128th Court, but she refused to let it go.
While struggling for the bag, Mojica dragged Feeley to his silver pickup truck, where he jumped into the passenger seat, police said.
Detectives said Corcho, 33, accelerated to flee the scene, dragging Feeley several feet.
Police said Feeley fell underneath the truck and Corcho ran over her head.
Corcho was arrested Oct. 27 in Homestead after bank employees notified officers that she was attempting to cash a check belonging to Feeley.
Detectives said Corcho confessed to her involvement in the robbery and killing. She faces charges of first-degree murder and uttering forged instruments.
Mojica was shot by officers Oct. 26 at a trailer park in Florida City while they were searching for the silver pickup truck used in the killing.
Police said Mojica rammed an officer's patrol car while driving in reverse when he was confronted by police.
According to an arrest report, he then drove forward toward two detectives, who had gotten out of their vehicles and given him loud verbal commands to stop his truck and get out. Police said they open fired at him when he ignored their commands, striking him multiple times.
Mojica's truck stopped after striking a chain-link fence. He was taken to Jackson South Community Hospital in stable condition.
Detectives said he gave them a statement and said that he couldn't remember much because he was upset that his girlfriend had been arrested.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the shooting.
Mojica is being held at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center.
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