Man charged in Miami Beach murder misses bond hearing


IF YOU HAVE INFORMATION, CALL POLI POLICE. REPORTER: ALSO AT 6:00 THE LATEST ON A MURDER ON MIAMI BEACH. NEW DETAILS ON THE ACCUSED KILLER AND THE VICTIM AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP. LEANNE IS LIVE WITH MORE IN MIAMI-DADE. REPORTER: WE UNDERSTAND THE VICTIM AND THE DEFENDANT IN THE CASE HAD A TUMULTUOUS RELATIONSHIP. THE VICTIM ACTUALLY FILED A RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST HIM. 30-YEAR-OLD JONATHAN LANZO IS ACCUSED OF KILLING LEWIS PIPER. HE WAS BROUGHT HERE TO THE JAIL AT THE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IN WEST MIAMI-DADE. HE WAS COMBATIVE AND OUR CAMERAS WERE THERE. YOU KNOW HIM? REPORTER: JONATHAN SHOULD HAVE BEEN IN BOND COURT THIS MORNING BUT HIS MEDICAL STATUS KEPT HIM FROM DOING SO. HERE HE IS NAKED AND COMBATIVE AND EVEN SPITTING. OFFICERS LEFT WITH NO CHASE BUT TO PUT HIM IN A SPIT MASK. HE IS CHARGED WITH MURDER ACCUSED OF STABBING LEWIS PIPER TO DEATH AND STAYING WITH HIS BODY FOR SEVERAL DAYS. THE NEWS LEAVING NEIGHBORS IN SHOCK. HE WAS ALWAYS REALLY FRIENDLY TO US AND A REALLY NICEGUE. IT’S SO — GUY. IT’S SO TRAGIC. REPORTER: HE IS SEEN HERE WITH A DOG LEAVING THE TOWER IN MIAMI BEACH. HE WAS PICKED UP YESTERDAY AT MUSEUM PARK IN DOWNTOWN MIAMI. WITNESSES DESCRIBE SEEING HIM ACTING STRANGE BEFORE HIS ARREST. HE ASKED (INAUDIBLE) CRYSTAL METH. AND I SAID NO AND TURNED AROUND. AND ASKING ABOUT PILLS AND HARASSING THE OTHER WORKERS HERE. A BIT OF A RUCKUS. REPORTER: WHILE HE IS NOW UNDER ARREST, THE SMALL PUG IS NOW AT THE ANIMAL SERVICES IN GOOD CONDITION ACCORDING TO WORKERS. FAMILY MEMBERS WILL HAVE UNTIL THURSDAY TO CLAIM THE POOCH OR IT WILL BE PUT UP FOR ADOPTION. REPORTER: THAT BOND HEARING IS RESET FOR TOMORROW. IT’S PRETTY MUCH A FORMALITY AT THIS POINT.

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