Kaheem ArbeloHOMESTEAD. FL – Police have arrested four Homestead Job Corp students for their roles in the death of 17-year-old Jose Guardado, who was brutally murdered with a machete then buried in a shallow grave.

Guardado went missing on June 28 after being dropped off at the Job Corps facility. His brother would find his body several days later, buried in a shallow grave in some woods near the Job Corps center.

It didn’t take long before police had arrested four students at the school, with a fifth arrest pending.

Kaheem Arbelo, 20; Christian Colon, 19; Jonathan Lucas, 18; and Desiray Strickland, 18, have all admitted to police that they were responsible for the teen’s murder, a murder that had been planned weeks in advance. The motive behind the murder reportedly stemmed from the victim owing money to Arbelo, his roommate and an alleged drug dealer,

Law enforcement describe the accused students as bullies that operated inside Homestead Job Corps, a live-in school and vocational training program run by the U.S. Department of Labor designed for at-risk students.…


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