Derek Medina, Facebook Killer, Caught on Video Moments Before and After Shooting Wife

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Derek Medina
There is little doubt that Derek Medina killed his wife. On August 8, the 31-year-old notoriously posted a photo of Jennifer Alonso's bullet-ridden body on Facebook along with his confession.

Medina has so far pleaded not guilty, however, claiming he was simply defending himself against Alonso's assault.

But surveillance video footage released by prosecutors shows another story, with Medina attacking his wife before coolly snapping the now-infamous photo.

See also: Derek Medina Kills His Wife in South Miami, Posts Pictures and Confession on Facebook

The video, obtained by the Miami Herald, shows Medina storming into the couple's kitchen, where Alonso was doing the dishes. He recoils as Alonso begins to hit him.

Medina then leaves the kitchen and returns moments later with a gun (not visible in the video). The shooting takes place just off-screen, but a flurry of gun powder can be seen as Medina shoots his wife six to eight times.

Medina then grabs his cell phone and a white jacket with the words "Writers Rock" on the back. Before leaving the house -- apparently to turn himself in to police -- he stops once more in the kitchen to snap a photo of Alonso's lifeless body.

The video is unlikely to bolster Medina's argument that he was acting in self-defense.

Prosecutors also released Alonso's diary, which not only makes references to the couple's troubled, often-"hate"-filled relationship but also details Alonso's beliefs in ghosts and zombies.

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16 comments
miamimama
miamimama

Interesting that there is a surveillance video?  Where did that come from? BIG BROTHER always watching.

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Carolina Gioconda
Carolina Gioconda

that motherfucker....hope he rots in hell for taking away a young woman's life...and leaving a hole in her family's heart forever

Christian Rolando Arévalo
Christian Rolando Arévalo

I'm with Sergio. And not only are there cameras, but why is the most important one pointed at a wall?

Georgina De Armas
Georgina De Armas

a marriage in trouble? yea, most probably because they were both insane.

Debbie Bochi Shaw
Debbie Bochi Shaw

@Sergio- probably to catch the ghosts and zombies in action.

Nickoooch
Nickoooch

why is the news reported dressed like he's going to a yacht club.

mamiekneely
mamiekneely

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miamimama
miamimama

@Christian Rolando Arévalo big brother is always watching. cameras see what they want and footage is revealed at big brothers' discretion.

miamimama
miamimama

@Sergio Soto Jaramillo my thoughts exactly, i'm sure they didn't put them there. Just saying....

portablefernie
portablefernie

@Sergio Soto Jaramillo Some people run businesses from their homes, and have a ton of inventory, so my guess the cameras work to document a theft and to collect insurance on that property 

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