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Four men charged in the stabbing death of Turkey Point nuclear engineer

Alexander Restrepo, 33, a nuclear engineer at Turkey Point, was stabbed to death at a house party in Southwest Miami-Dade on Oct. 21, 2017.
Alexander Restrepo, 33, a nuclear engineer at Turkey Point, was stabbed to death at a house party in Southwest Miami-Dade on Oct. 21, 2017. Facebook

Miami-Dade police have charged four men in the murder of Alexander Restrepo, who was stabbed to death as he left a Halloween party in Southwest Miami-Dade in the early morning hours of Oct. 21.

Three of the men had been detained by police Friday. By Saturday, they were charged with second-degree murder with a deadly weapon and attempted second-degree murder.

On Friday night, Alejandro Esteban Tapia, 22, was the second man to be charged. Tapia was a suspect in another stabbing in London, Ontario, Canada in 2016.

Facing the same charges: Sebastian David Zorrilla, 20, and Andres Felipe Feo, 24, WPLG Local 10 reported.

Andres Feo
Andres Felipe Feo, 24, is charged with second-degree murder with a deadly weapon and attempted second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Turkey Point nuclear engineer Alexander Restrepo. Miami-Dade Police

Sebastian Zorilla
Sebastian David Zorilla, 20, is charged with second-degree murder with a deadly weapon and attempted second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Turkey Point nuclear engineer Alexander Restrepo. Miami-Dade Police

On Thursday, Miami-Dade police made its first arrest in the slaying of Turkey Point nuclear engineer Restrepo, 33. Edwin Rios, 24, was also charged with second-degree murder with a deadly weapon and attempted second-degree murder.

One of the men was taken into custody after being stopped earlier Friday on I-95, Miami-Dade Det. Argemis Colome said. The two others were escorted to police headquarters Friday evening.

Restrepo died following an assault by a group of people Saturday night after a Halloween party, Miami-Dade police said.

Colome said the argument started in front of the party house, 15747 SW 147th St., and spilled out onto the road. Restrepo was found a few doors away on a front lawn at 15711 SW 147th St. with multiple stab wounds to his torso. He later died at Jackson Memorial Hospital South.

Restrepo’s brother Christopher was also attacked and had stab wounds to his right hand and head in the melee.

Howard Cohen: 305-376-3619, @HowardCohen

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