Florida man accused of killing father-in-law, pregnant wife

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man accused of dumping his pregnant wife's body in a trash bin also has been charged with killing his father-in-law.

The Sun Sentinel report s that Hollywood police say 22-year-old Cassandritz Blanc was charged Wednesday in the death of 68-year-old Roosevelt Bernard of Hollywood.

An arrest report says Blanc shot Bernard and set the corpse on fire in a field near his father-in-law's home to try to conceal the killing last weekend.

According to court documents, Blanc killed Martine Bernard on June 4 and kept her body in his Fort Lauderdale apartment for eight days before moving it to a trash bin in an alley.

Blanc faces two counts of premeditated murder and two counts of abusing a corpse in the two slayings. He was held without bond after his arrest Tuesday in the Fort Lauderdale case.

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Information from: Sun Sentinel , http://www.sun-sentinel.com/