3 Florida teens charged with murdering MMA fighter

Posted at 4:32 AM, Sep 04, 2017

Three Florida teenagers are being held without bail after being charged with murdering a professional mixed martial arts fighter.

A judge in Palm Beach County denied bond Saturday to a 16-year-old Summer Church and 18-year-olds Roberto Ortiz and Jace Swinton. All are charged as adults with first-degree murder after the slaying of 25-year-old mixed martial arts fighter Aaron Rajman.

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The Palm Beach Post reports that while Church wasn’t at the scene when Rajman was killed during a July 3 home invasion, police say she was the mastermind behind the slaying. The 11th-grader was arrested on her way to school Friday.

Ortiz and Swinton are also charged with home invasion. Police say a fight broke out after they entered Rajman’s home and Rajman was fatally shot.

Rajman had a 2-2 record since becoming a professional fighter.