Marcus Steward: Judge denies bond for Jupiter triple murder suspect

JUPITER, Fla. - The second man arrested in a Jupiter triple homicide on Super Bowl Sunday refused to appear in court Wednesday morning.

Marcus Jamal Steward, 25, of Riviera Beach was set to go before a judge at 9:30 a.m. for his first appearance on murder charges after he was arrested Tuesday.

The judge denied bond for Steward.

Jupiter police say DNA evidence linked Steward to the killings.

Investigators found his DNA on one of the guns used in the shooting and on gloves and a shirt found in one of the victim's cars.

Three young people were shot and killed at the Super Bowl party on Mohawk Street in Jupiter that February night.

The police chief says he's confident there are no more suspects on the loose, and the case is closed.

Christopher Vasata was also arrested in this case in March. He remains in jail …

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Charles Vorpagel: Man living at home where triple murder happened enters plea agreement

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A man facing weapons charges, who was living at the Jupiter home where three people were murdered, has entered into a plea agreement with the United States Attorney's Office.

Charles Vorpagel has agreed to plead guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

Vorpagel lived in the home where Kelli J. Doherty, 20, of Tequesta, Brandi El-Salhy, 24, of Gainesville and Sean P. Henry, 25, of Jupiter, were shot Super Bowl Sunday.

Marcus Jamal Steward, 25, and Christopher Vasata, 24, face charges in connection with the killings.

Defense attorneys are asking the court to allow Vorpagle to be held in federal custody in Miami because he is still a witness in the Jupiter homicides and they don't want him ne…

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Holiday Bazaar and the Whole Month of December at Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery

The  Holiday Bazaar keeps artists busy for weeks in advance.  We are the elves of the art world, working away in our studios, dreaming up new, wonderful and affordable one-of-a-kind gifts for YOU to share with friends and family.  This year we add the first of the hand-crafted toys for children made of clay.  Artists have made for you: Jewelry (Chain Maille is back in the gallery) of all kinds, fused glass ornaments, pottery, Kwanzaa Gifts, Christmas Gifts, Hanukah Gifts, Solstice Gifts.  There is clothing, hand painted scarves, beads, fish ornaments, turtle rattles, leather bracelets, Ankhs of all kinds. There are mugs and bowls and charms. There are paintings on tables and paintings on walls. In fact:  Come in on opening night, and, if we don't have what you want or need, we have lots of time to make it for you. We are, after all, working artist elves. Lots of good nibbles and wine on opening night.    The Vendor Brigade will be out in full force for two Sundays…
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Lake Park Palm Beach Gardens Dentist Service Announced

Prosperity Dental have announced that they offer a full range of dental services. The Lake Park, Palm Beach Gardens based dentist provides general, restorative and cosmetic procedures to their patients. For more information please visit the website here: Prosperity Dental Group is a dentists office based in the Palm Beach Gardens area of Florida. The dentists and their team are dedicated to providing their patients with personalized dental care to keep teeth healthy and to create beautiful smiles in a relaxed, calm and friendly environment. The dental office have announced that they offer a full range of dental treatments for all ages. The team at Prosperity Dental Group take their time to ensure that they explain all procedures to their patients including all of the pros and cons, as well as cost. This ensures that the patient can make and informed choice regarding their oral care. Prosperity Dental G…
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Second suspect arrested in Jupiter homicides

JUPITER, Fla. - Jupiter Police announced Tuesday the arrest of an additional suspect in the Jupiter triple homicide on Super Bowl Sunday.

Marcus Steward, 25, is charged with three counts of first-degree murder with a firearm, one count of attempted first-degree murder with a firearm, and one count of grand theft of a motor vehicle. 

Sean Henry, 26, Brandi El-Salhy, 24, and 20-year-old Kelli Doherty were shot to death during a Superbowl Sunday party on Feb. 5 on Mohawk Street in Jupiter River Estates.

A Contact 5 investigation discovered Jupiter Police believe three people were involved in the shooting. Police arrested the first suspect, Christopher Vasata for the same charges in March.

Steward was on a witness list as part of court documents in Vasata’s case. 

Deputies arrested Steward in April for resisting arrest wh…

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