In the days after Melissa Lewis was strangled inside her South Florida garage, puzzled police detectives questioned friends and relatives, and concluded that the attack on the attorney was random. Then a clue emerged that led police to her killer. It was her missing iPhone.
Police tracked data — relayed from the missing phone to cellphone towers around South Florida — to several locations, including a Northwest Miami-Dade neighborhood and railroad tracks in Fort Lauderdale.
Police say the phone's movement mirrored that of Tony Villegas, 44, the estranged husband of Lewis' best friend.
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