State of Florida v. Frederick Smith
2014-300963 CFDB - 1.) Second Degree Murder
VCSO Case # 130000078
Date of Offense: 01/01/2013
Frederick Smith Convicted of Second-Degree Murder, Co-Defendant Found Not Guilty
DAYTONA BEACH – A Volusia County Jury deliberated just 39 minutes following a two-week jury trial before returning a verdict of guilty for Frederick Dewayne Smith and a verdict of not guilty for co-defendant Anwar Sadat Green. Smith, 35, of Orange City, faces a life sentence on the second-degree murder conviction with a firearm. That sentencing date has not yet been set.
Witnesses at trial testified that Frederick Smith, following an altercation with Antwan Harris, fired several shots into Harris’s car, killing him. Please see attached 707 for further details.
Assistant State Attorney Heatha Trigones, of the State Attorney’s Homicide Unit, prosecuted the case with Assistant State Attorney Lacee Monk. Seventh Circuit Judge Terence R. Perkins presided over the case and will pronounce sentence at a hearing date to be set.
Please find attached a redacted 707 and Information.
For more information contact:
Spencer S. Hathaway
Public Information Officer / Assistant State Attorney
Office of R.J. Larizza
State Attorney, Seventh Judicial Circuit