Florida Woman Danced and Laughed When Talking About Her Role In a Murder
Florida woman Raven Elaine Ann Morgan, 20, of Molina is in the Escambia County Jail for a murder that happened back on August 7th.
Escambia County deputies were dispatched to a residence reference a deceased man. Upon arrival they found a man lying on his back, motionless, with his eyes open.
After deputies moved the victim, they observed a small amount of blood and body tissue on the back side of his head. Paramedics pronounced the victim dead on the scene. The medical examiner confirmed the victim’s cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head.
Investigators interviewed Raven Morgan along with several other witnesses that were at the house at the same time the victim was. Investigators said during the interviews, Morgan withheld information and was dishonest.
The @ECSONews revealing new details about how 20 year old Raven Morgan was arrested and charged with premeditated murder from a homicide back in August. I’ll have a live report coming up at 6. @weartv pic.twitter.com/V7rjYYdeYz
— Brent Kearney (@BKearneyTV) October 27, 2022
ECSO deputies arrested and charged 20-year-old Raven Morgan in connection to the death of a victim who was shot in the head in August. https://t.co/SRuk65Q4bM
— PNJ (@pnj) October 27, 2022
NEW TODAY: Raven Morgan is charged with First-Degree Premeditated Murder for a fatal shooting on Aug. 7.
The report states Escambia County investigators found four pictures of the deceased man on Morgan's cell phone. https://t.co/QVI2YkXN8E
— WEAR ABC 3 (@weartv) October 27, 2022
Morgan originally told deputies she did not know anything about the incident, but investigators obtained a warrant to search her phone and allegedly found four images of the deceased victim taken after the shooting on August 7th. Deputies then arrested Morgan on September 14th for making a false statement under oath.
While Morgan was incarcerated, audio recordings reportedly captured Morgan discussing the homicide with fellow inmates in the Escambia County Jail. The witnesses also stated that Morgan spoke openly about the murder and was dancing and laughing when talking about it.
“Five witnesses have come forward stating that Morgan has spoken about this incident,” according to her arrest report. “The witnesses provided specific details about the incident that could have only been given by individuals close to the case.”
After a lengthy investigation, the arrest report stated that deputies determined Morgan distracted the victim before he was fatally shot, and that the homicide was planned. Escambia County investigators believe she was “motivated by money and narcotics.”
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office says an investigation is still ongoing in the case.
Morgan is being held at the Escambia County Jail without bond charged with first degree premeditated murder.
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