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Man's Google Search Showed He's Wanted For Murder

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Man's Google Search Showed He's Wanted For Murder

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Man's Google Search Showed He's Wanted For Murder

Man's Google Search Showed He's Wanted For Murder

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Zachary Garcia did what many people do: He typed his own name into the Google search engine to see what came up. That's how the University of Florida student learned he was charged with murder. Turns out, the actual individual charged spells his name differently.

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inkseep.

Zachary Garcia did what many people do to kill time. He typed his own name into the Google search engine to see what came up. That's how the University of Florida student learned he was charged with murder. A Tampa Bay TV station says police identified the wrong Zachary Garcia, and they released his driver's license photo. The student tried to be understanding, saying everybody makes mistakes - though he says this was a big one.

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