Boca Raton Couple Arrested For Murder Of Lake Worth Beach Man, Retaliation For Selling ‘Bad Drugs’
Boca Raton’s Jacqueline Herre And Jesse Klee Charged In Connection With A Murder In Lake Worth Beach Earlier This Week.
According to the official arrest report reviewed by Boca Post, Investigators say that Jacqueline Herre coordinated a meeting with the victim in Lake Worth Beach who she believed gave her bad drugs several weeks prior which she almost died from. Jesse Klee, the boyfriend, previously broke into the victim’s home and heat him with a baseball bat.
On Monday night, July 25th, 2022, Klee, a convicted felon, purchased a handgun for $650 near Lantana road and I-95. Herre and Klee were hanging out at Klee’s place when they decided they were going to “jump” the victim. Herre admitted at some point Klee said he was going to “kill the mother fu*cker”.
The two jumped in Herre’s vehicle with two other individuals and headed to Lake Worth Beach. Herre spoke with the victim on the phone to coordinate another drug deal. When Herre approached the victim in her vehicle, Klee leaned over and shot him four times with the 9 MM handgun.
The group then proceeded back into Boca Raton where they were later seen at Oconnor’s bar at 9990 Sandalfoot Blvd in West Boca Raton about an hour after the murder. The cameras inside the bar show Herre, Klee, and two other individuals playing pool and ordering drinks from the bar. Herre and Klee are continuously affectionate within the bar, hugging and kissing throughout the night. At approximately 02:44 AM Herre, Klee, and the two other individuals are seen leaving the bar.
Herre said that they stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in West Boca Raton that night because they feared cops would be at Klee’s residence.
PBSO tells Boca Post that Herre was involved in the homicide in Lake Worth Beach that Boca Post reported on earlier this week. That shooting happened at approximately 12 am on Tuesday morning in Lake Worth Beach. Herre was then arrested by PBSO the following day for possession of Fentanyl and drug paraphernalia.
Following her release from jail on the drug charges, she was arrested for murder.
The other individual involved with the Lake Worth Beach murder has been identified as 30-year-old Jesse Klee of the 10000 block of Venetian Ave in West Boca Raton. Klee lives in the Klee was arrested earlier this week on burglary charges and then re-arrested late Tuesday night.
Originally reported by Boca Post
BOCA RATON, FL – Boca Post (BocaPost.com) — Jacqueline Herre and Jesse Klee of West Boca Raton have been arrested for murder, according to jail records released to Boca Post by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.
Jacqueline Herre, 26, of the 10000 block of Lakeaire Circle of the Boca Chase community in West Boca Raton, has been arrested early Thursday morning by the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office. Boca Post has been notified that the charge filed is “HOMICIDE – MURDER FIRST DEGREE PREMEDITATED”.
While the charge indicates pre-mediated murder, often times this is an inaccuracy caused by a bug in PBSO’s computer system. Boca Post will update this article as soon as more information about the homicide charge becomes available.
Check back here for updated details about this arrest as the details become available.
Jacqueline Herre is currently in PBSO custody after being charged with 1st-degree murder. Jesse Klee is also in the custody of the PBSO jail while he is facing the following charges:
- HOMICIDE – MURDER FIRST-DEGREE PREMEDITATED
- POSSESSION OF WEAPON – OR AMMO BY CONVICTED FLA FELON
- BURGL – DWELLING STRUCTURE OR CONVEYANCE ARMED
- BURGL – WITH ASSAULT OR BATTERY
The complete (redacted) arrest affidavit submitted by PBSO can be reviewed below:
Jesse Klee Charged In Connection With A Murder In Lake Worth Beach Arrest Report