Hector Manuel Rodriguez, left, and Jesse Brandon Davis appear before a judge at the Orange County Jail this morning, where they were denied bond after being charged in the Cady Way Trail slayings. (Joshua C. Cruey, Orlando Sentinel / May 12, 2012)
Almost a month after two high school students were killed and burned off Cady Way Trail, the charred earth where their bodies were found has faded. But details of their gruesome deaths are just beginning to come into focus.
The case took a step toward resolution on Friday, when Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings announced the arrests of two felons — "evil and dangerous criminals," the sheriff said — on first-degree murder charges.