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Graphic Video Released of Deadly Coral Gables Hotel Shuttle Van Carjacking

Surveillance footage has been released showing the deadly incident in which a Coral Gables hotel employee was run over and killed by a man attempting to steal a shuttle van.

Edward Reid, 40, is accused of killing 62-year-old Eladio Rodriguez, a Cuban who moved to the United States three years ago. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty in the case.

Reid is accused of carjacking a van in which three passengers were going to be transported to the Miami International Airport on Nov. 12 from the Courtyard by Marriott on Le Jeune Road

Reid, who has pleaded not guilty, is charged with first-degree murder, robbery and carjacking.

Rodriguez was an electrical engineer in Cuba and he came to live out his American dream in the United States. He began working toward that dream by beginning to work at the Marriott in October of 2014.

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