Friday, September 3, 2010

Marchman Act Blog Local News: First Step Sober House: Founder of the Pompano Beach treatment program murdered and robbed.



- Remembering Richard Entriken -

FORT LAUDERDALE —

When a trio of gunmen jumped the founder of a Pompano Beach drug treatment center and shot him in the head before making off with a bag full of rent money in January 2008, authorities suspected the attackers hit with inside knowledge.

Accused as the ring leader of the fatal late-night ambush is Kino Bartholomew, 32, a former tenant of the residential recovery program.

A panel of Broward jurors will hear closing arguments Friday morning in the killing of Richard Entriken, a 60-year-old Vietnam vet who founded First Step Sober House in 1995 after overcoming his own bout of substance abuse.  Read Full Story...

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