From lockup enforcer to murder victim: Maurice Harris Jr.'s story

Maurice Harris Jr. told his mother he was tasked with beating up fellow detainees in the Miami lockup. Months later, one of his victims recognized him on the street, according to police, and gunned him down on the spot.
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Maurice Harris Jr. told his mother he was tasked with beating up fellow detainees in the Miami lockup. Months later, one of his victims recognized him on the street, according to police, and gunned him down on the spot.

Lockup officers groomed him to beat up other teens, mom says. It cost him his life.

October 10, 2017 09:00 AM