Man accused of killing Fort Lauderdale man, stuffing body in trash can
Erick Bath faces murder charge after body found in trash in May
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A 54-year-old man is accused of killing another man whose body was found in a trash can in Fort Lauderdale.
Erick Bath was arrested in May on unrelated charges. He now faces a felony murder charge in connection with the death of Facial Mohammed Ben Mekki.
The 41-year-old victim's body was found inside a trash can on Northeast Fifth Terrace in May.
Bath also faces charges of violation of pretrial release and failure to update his address as a career offender.
A motive for the killing was not immediately known.
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