Teenager Charged in Florida Slaying

From Associated Press

A teenager was charged with murder Sunday in the fatal shooting of a Canadian student on spring break, as hundreds of other students flocked to a memorial service for the victim.

Donald Shoup, 18, of Ormond Beach, Fla., stopped a police officer in his hometown early Sunday and told him he was wanted in the slaying of 19-year-old Mark A. Fyke of Belleville, Ontario, police said.

Shoup was being held without bond in Daytona Beach. He lives in a public housing complex about 10 miles from the crime scene, police said. Police also interviewed three teenagers who were with Shoup before the shooting. No other arrests were made.

Fyke was shot once in the head Friday night while talking to his mother from a pay phone outside his beach-side motel.

On Sunday, about 300 students and local residents gathered under a hot sun for a memorial service sponsored by the Campus Crusade for Christ, an international college organization that was holding its annual conference here.

Londres, who said he called Fyke's mother, Christine, to tell her about the service, said she asked him and others to "thank God for her wonderful son and the 18 years she had with him."

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