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For Immediate Release:
July 22, 2013

Media Contact:
Det. Robin Pinkard

Topic: Homicide
Case #: PD130718263839
Date & Time of Occurrence: 07/13/2013 at approx. 7:13 a.m.
Address of Occurrence: Exempt
  Homestead, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject Name: Angel Luis Villegas, (W/M)
Subject DOB: 07/19/1984
Subject Age: 29
Subject Address: Exempt
  Homestead, Florida
Subject Charges: 2nd Degree Murder / Aggravated Child Abuse
Deceased #1:
Deceased Name: Exempt, (W/M)
Deceased Age: 2
  Homestead, Florida


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau, is investigating an incident that occurred at the above listed location.  According to investigators, the victim had been vomiting persistently throughout the day due to a cold.  The subject, who is the victim’s father, became agitated and forcefully threw the victim on the bed which resulted in him striking his head against the wall. The victim was transported to the hospital and was listed in critical condition due to a head injury.  Angel Villegas was arrested and charged with Aggravated Child Abuse and 2nd Degree Murder.


On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 1:30 p.m., the victim succumbed to his injuries. Angel Villegas was consequently charged with 2nd Degree Murder. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

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