Florida Woman Stabs Her Mother in Head

Elizabeth-Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — A Tallahassee woman has been charged with attempted murder after officers say she stabbed her mother in the face and chest.

Around 8:30 p.m. Sunday, officers with the Tallahassee Police Department responded to a home in the 900 block of Hawthorne Street. They found a woman covered in blood around her face and neck.

The woman told police that her daughter, 37-year-old Elizabeth Bell, had attacked her with a knife and was still inside the house. Full Story »

Woman linked to theft of car after teeth found inside

LADY LAKE – Police were able to help link a toothless woman to a vehicle theft after they found her dentures inside the vehicle.

According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to Parkinsonia Street in Lady Lake on Friday to reports of suspicious person trying to enter homes, and where they spotted a gray Kia nearby with the inside light on and door open.

They found the suspect, 31-year-old Lindsey Jean Stanley-McShane, trying to enter a pickup truck and she seemed to be on drugs but wasn’t aware what she had taken.

Deputies added Stanley-McShane was missing her teeth and shoes and appeared to be looking on the ground for both of them.

According to an arrest affidavit and Sgt. Fred Jones, deputies were going to take her to a mental health facility, before they observed her dentures and pink tennis shoes in the Kia, which she admitted were hers. Apparently, the car had been stolen out of Marion County and had run out of gas.

At the site of the deputies examining the car, Stanley-McShane began to claim she was only a passenger in the vehicle and didn’t know who was driving it.

Stanley-McShane was taken to Florida Hospital Waterman to get treated for drugs and then to the Lake County Jail, where she remained Tuesday.

Source: dailycommercial.com

Florida Teen Kills his Nudist Grandma and Drives Around in a Minivan With her Dead Body

Brandon Machetto

A teenager killed his grandmother in a bloody struggle inside her home at a nudist community in Lutz, Florida and then drove around with her body in a minivan for nearly five hours, authorities said.

Brandon Machetto, 18, had been living with his grandmother, 74-year-old Sylvia Schmitt, for the past several weeks and they apparently fought frequently, said Pasco County sheriff’s spokeswoman Melanie Snow.

A neighbor called authorities after seeing Machetto drag a wrapped bag with feet dangling out from the home – Paradise Lakes Condominium Association nudist community in Lutz – into his grandmother’s minivan early Monday, police said. Full Story »