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DJ Laz's Gun Used in Miramar Murder-Suicide

Power 96 morning host and Miami bass legend DJ Laz finds himself connected to a bizarre murder-suicide that occurred in Miramar this past weekend.

Marcus Trotman, 25, shot his wife, 30-year-old Danielle Lorenzo, and his mother-in-law, Linda Scudera, before turning the gun on himself. All three died. According to Local 10's sources, the gun belonged to DJ Laz, AKA Lazaro Mendez. Trotman had been staying with Laz before the incident.


Trotman had been working for Laz as an audio engineer and had been staying at his Plantation home while dealing with mental issues. Trotman was also facing domestic violence charges at for allegedly choking and beating his wife. Lorenzo was so badly injured during the August attack she needed 15 stitches in her head.

The gun used in the Sunday murder-suicide was Laz's semiautomatic small-caliber pistol. According to Bob Norman, the DJ contacted police after hearing about the incident and discovering that one of his guns had gone missing.

Laz is said to be grieving, and no wrongdoing is suspected on his part.

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