Fla. man charged with murder

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A 31-year-old Sarasota man has been arrested in connection with the recent slaying of a father of three.

Charles Hill was charged with first-degree murder Saturday and is being held without bond. Authorities said he shot 49-year-old James Brotherton on Nov. 21. Surveillance video shows the two at an ATM minutes before Hill allegedly shot him.

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports that library surveillance camera caught the shooting and the suspect fleeing in Brotherton’s car with the trunk open.

A witness told the sheriff’s office he saw a car looking like Brotherton’s being driven by Hill.

The witness said Hill told him Brotherton started mouthing off and would not get in the trunk so Hill allegedly shot him.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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