On a Sunday after Thanksgiving 2004 2 sisters Shahidah Harley and Sheeba Rasheed and their five children are in an accident on the Florida turnpike. The car runs off the road into a murky pond. Everyone is rescued butt one infant remains trapped inside. Concerned for the safety of the people trapped inside the vehicle, several people pulled over to try and help. One of the people was Vicki Ragins, a grandmother making her weekly drive to her son's house in the comfort of her pajamas. She gives the baby who has been submerged CPR and revives her.
Daniel Campos of Oxnard, California is found dead with a single gun shot wound to the back of his head. The community was shocked at such a horrible death in, only to become more distraught when two other victims are found dead. All three murders were later linked to Rodolfo Negrete.