Had he lived to see a court date, Israel "Reefa" Hernandez-Llach could have argued that his tagging of a derelict Miami Beach building at 71st Street and Collins Avenue was neither mischievous, malicious, destructive, nor damaging. He could have insisted he wasn't a vandal at all.
Instead, he died after a cop shot Taser barbs into his chest and transmitted a lethal dose of electric current.
We attended the Reefa memorial vigil at the site of the incident. Here are some of the tributes that have popped up at the memorial site.
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