Dan Markel Murder Suspect in Leon County Jail

Sigfredo Garcia Leon Mug
Posted at 5:08 PM, Jun 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-08 12:37:42-04

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) - Sigfredo Garcia, the man accused of murdering FSU professor Dan Markel, has been transported to the Leon County Jail from Broward County.

According to the Leon County Sheriff's Office and an on-scene reporter, Garcia arrived at the Leon County Jail shortly after 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

Sigfredo Garcia was arrested on May 25, charged with murder in the first degree and possession of cocaine, according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office.

Shortly after his arrest, Tallahassee Police said they would not release any other details in the Dan Markel investigation. Documents related to the case were sealed by a judge, according to TPD, however they did say Garcia's arrest was related to the Dan Markel case.

Markel, an FSU Law Professor, was shot in the head while sitting in his driveway in 2014.

On Tuesday, Garcia's attorney said his client would be pleading not guilty to the murder charges.