Facebook killing victim had no drugs in system

Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) — A toxicology report shows the woman fatally shot in Miami's Facebook killing wasn't on hallucinogenic drugs.

Thirty-two-year-old Derek Medina is accused of killing his wife and posting a picture of her body on Facebook.

The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/1kqctUA ) reports the newly released toxicology report is a blow to a defense strategy that intended to show 26-year-old Jennifer Alfonso was the aggressor last August in South Miami.

The attorneys for her husband had asked prosecutors in January to test Alfonso's body for the presence of "bath salts." They say they found 10 bath salt pills hidden inside a bottle in the kitchen.

The Miami-Dade Medical Examiner's initial toxicology showed no Alpha-PVP, the substance found in the pills, in her blood or urine. An earlier report indicated there were no behavior-altering narcotics in her system.

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Information from: The Miami Herald, http://www.herald.com

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