Four Men Charged With Carjacking And Kidnapping Resulting In Death Of A South Florida Woman

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida issued a news release regarding the arrest of four men allegedly involved in a carjacking and kidnapping that resulted in the death of Katherine Aguasvivas, from South Florida. Read the official statement below.

Orlando – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces the return by a grand jury of an indictment charging Jordanish Torres Garcia (28, Orlando), Kevin Ocasio Justiniano (27, Orlando), Giovany Crespo Hernandez (27, Orlando), and Dereck Alexis Rodriguez Bonilla (21, Orlando),with carjacking resulting in death, kidnapping resulting in death, and use of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence causing the death of K.A.  If convicted on all counts, Torres Garcia, Ocasio Justiniano, Crespo Hernandez, and Rodriguez Bonilla face a minimum mandatory of life imprisonment or the death penalty. 

According to the indictment, on April 11, 2024, Torres Garcia, Ocasio Justiniano, Crespo Hernandez, and Rodriguez Bonilla aided and abetted each other and others to carjack and kidnap K.A, resulting in the death of K.A. While committing the carjacking, Torres Garcia, Ocasio Justiniano, Crespo Hernandez, and Rodriguez Bonilla aided and abetted each other in the use of a firearm during and in relation to the carjacking causing the death of K.A.

An indictment is merely a formal charge that a defendant has committed one or more violations of federal criminal law, and every defendant is presumed innocent unless, and until, proven guilty.          

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, Drug Enforcement Administration, Homeland Security Investigations, St. Cloud Police Department, United States Postal Inspection Service, and the United States Marshal Service. It will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Stephanie McNeff and Dana Hill.

This case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), a program bringing together all levels of law enforcement and the communities they serve to reduce violent crime and gun violence, and to make our neighborhoods safer for everyone. On May 26, 2021, the Department launched a violent crime reduction strategy strengthening PSN based on these core principles: fostering trust and legitimacy in our communities, supporting community-based organizations that help prevent violence from occurring in the first place, setting focused and strategic enforcement priorities, and measuring the results.

Matt McCarthy