Amecia Navro Enge charged with Maurice Meeks' homicide
Amecia Navro Enge was charged with second degree murder today after a bizarre incident over the weekend in which he allegedly struck two men with his car, killing them both.
The first man, 35-year-old Maurice Meeks, died the same day -- Oct. 2 -- after being taken to the North Memorial ER.
Another man, identified only as E.J. so far, died today at home. He had been taken to North Memorial too, but was released on Oct. 4.
According to the complaint, 27-year-old Enge had gotten into a fight with Meeks, jumped in his car, and first ran over E.J. twice and slammed into two parked cars.
Then Enge hit the gas and rammed the car into the front porch of 1012 39th Avenue North, where Meeks was standing in a group of people.
As Enge fled the scene, he ran over Meeks once more. Cops caught up to his damaged Chevy Lumina as he speed through north side streets.
Enge was booked into the Hennepin County jail today. Along with the murder charge, he also faces three counts of attempted second degree murder.
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Previous 2010 Minneapolis Homicides:
- Oct. 2: Timothy Wayne Wilson
- Sept. 17: Christopher de Ronde, 21
- Aug. 14: Charles Kentrell Jones, 17
- Aug. 3: Charles Anthony Means, 21
- July 28: Carl Antoine Miller, 47
- July 25: Gilbert Jordan, 28
- June 21: Cordale Moore, 26
- July 11: Lashon Scott, 27
- July 11: Tirso Cruz Gomez, 24
- July 5: Anthony Titus, 16
- July 2: Lionel Franklin, 38
- June 13: Andrew James Battees, 16
- June 12: Phelandis Depure Jackson, 29
- June 10: Matthew Deon Johnson, 22
- May 29: Cedric Hunter Jr., 18
- May 24: Derrick Gregory Martin, 20
- May 21: Anton Warren, 31
- May 21: Romaze Stevens, 30
- May 4: DeCarl Antonio Starr, 18
- April 28: Amy Terborg, 28
- April 8: Tony Gale, 37
- April 2: Pauline Nash, 42
- March 30: Kenneth Sims, 21
- March 23: Robert Blake Castonguay, 26
- March 17: James E. King Jr., 20
- February 27: Alisha Neely, 17
- February 13: Drew Heinkle, 25
- February 4: Michael Fonta, 45
- January 17: Marvin Ray Maynard, 16
- January 20: Orlando Keith Nunn, 21
- January 8: Walter Lee Dolley Jr., 19
- January 6: Abdifatah Warfa, 28
- January 6: Mohamed Warfa, 30
- January 6: Anwar Mohammed, 31
- January 2: Dontae D. Johnson, 31
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