Florida Men Busted for Murdering Teenage Girl over Pricey Sneakers

(New York Post) Two Florida men have been charged with killing a high school senior during a botched deal to buy several pairs of Adidas Yeezy sneakers for almost $1,000, according to reports.

Adrian Cosby and George Walton, both 19, are facing charges of second-degree murder, attempted murder and attempted armed robbery in the death of 18-year-old Miami-Dade high school senior Andrea Camps Lacayo, the Miami Herald reports.

Andrea Camps Lacayo (Facebook)

Camps, who was to graduate from Terra Environmental Research Institute in just weeks, had set up a deal with her boyfriend, Sergio Berben, to meet up on April 7 to sell Cosby and Walton three pairs of Adidas Yeezy sneakers for $935, detectives said.

But police said Cosby fired at Camps and Berben as Walton tried on the pricey sneakers — which retail for about $220 but can fetch hundreds more online — as they sat in a car near an abandoned house near Florida’s Turnpike.

Camps was shot at least once in the torso, while Berben was grazed in the arm, Miami-Dade police said.

Camps, who was the captain of her high school’s dance team and was known as “Dimples,” later died during surgery at a hospital.

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