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Sep. 30, 2010 — Parker

According to prosecutors, Officer Mark Bomia was jealous and angry when he went to his ex-girlfriend's house.

Bomia and Anna Beach, 35, had an up-and-down relationship but four days earlier, she had decided to break it off for good. Her husband said that they were reconciling.

Bomia, on duty, shot Beach in the head with an unregistered handgun. He strangled her with an extension cord after he discovered she was not dead. He then dragged her body to a wooded area. Read more

A jury convicted him of first-degree murder in November 2011, and he was sentenced to life in prison without parole, the mandatory sentence. Bomia claimed that he mistakenly shot Beach when she made a sudden move while they were arguing.

Beach's family reached a $200,000 settlement with the city of Parker in a wrongful death suit. According to the Panama City News Herald, the Parker Police Department had been aware of stalking allegations made by Beach. The suit also claimed the department was neglectful in hiring and retaining Bomia.

This was the 78th police shooting in Florida in 2010.

Three days earlier, three officers shot one person in Clearwater .

One day later, one officer shot one person in Palatka .

2 ways this case compares to others

  1. Beach was involved in a domestic disturbance, a factor in 115 cases.
  2. A civil lawsuit was filed in response to Beach's shooting. Ninety other cases led to lawsuits.

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