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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 06:03 PM

Father of girl slain on school bus kills himself in Broward

Source: Miami Herald

Posted on Friday, 12.28.12
Father of girl slain on school bus kills himself in Broward

The father of a girl slain on a Homestead school bus before Thanksgiving killed himself Thursday.


The family of a 13-year-old girl shot and killed on a school bus in Homestead last month is now planning another funeral, for her father, who committed suicide Thursday, the family said.

Armando “Alex” Guzman, 34, was found shot to death in a vehicle in Broward County. Police told the family that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Family members said he was grief-stricken and depressed over the loss of his daughter, Lourdes “Jina” Guzman-DeJesus, who was killed Nov. 20, when a student on her school bus pulled a .40 caliber gun from his backpack and it discharged, striking Jina in the neck. About eight students, including Jina’s 7-year-old sister, were on the bus, which was enroute to several Homestead-area schools.

Jordan Alexander Howe, 15, has been charged with manslaughter and carrying a concealed weapon. He told police he found the gun in his home and that he had taken it to school at least once before. He also said the gun discharged accidentally when he was showing it to another student on the bus.

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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 06:07 PM

1. Similar story, one day earlier, from the same area:

Posted on Thursday, 12.27.12
Keys charter school principal shoots herself
By Diana Moskovitz

The principal at a Florida’s Keys charter school died after she shot herself at a Pembroke Park gun range, authorities said Thursday.

Adri Anna Stewart’s death has been ruled a suicide, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

Stewart, 30, had been the principal at Key West Collegiate Academy, which is on Stock Island and managed by Academica. She took over last summer.


On Wednesday, Stewart went to the Pembroke Gun and Range at 3130 SW 19th St., where she shot herself about 2 p.m. She was taken by paramedics to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, where she died.


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