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Florida Man Kills His 16-Year-Old Son Using an Angle Grinder

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Florida man killed his 16-year-old son using an angle grinder. (Photo: Yahoo)

A Florida man was charged and arrested on Monday after he brutally killed his 16-year-old son using an angle grinder.

16-year-old son

Florida man killed his 16-year-old son using an angle grinder. (Photo: Yahoo)

16-Year-Old Boy Was Found Dead in the Dining Room

A Florida man identified as Stephen Thomas Rodda was accused of killing his 16-year-old son, Stephen Rhoda, using an angle grinder. The suspect and the victim lived with Thomas, the suspect’s father,  at a mobile home in Lake Wales.

In a published article in TRUE CRIME DAILY, Thomas left the house to visit his wife in a rehab center but a horrific incident occurred three after after he returned. He found his grandson deceased in the dining room and was lying in a pool of blood.

READ ALSO: Deceased Body Of A Missing Woman Found In The Woods In Virginia, Husband Was Arrested

Florida Man Killed His Son

According to an article published in WFLA, Thomas saw his son outside the house and told him, “I wouldn’t go in there if I was you. I killed someone. You may need to call the police,” When he entered the house, he saw his grandson lying a pool of blood with cuts on his abdomen, arm, head, ear, and other parts of the body.

He immediately called the police to investigate the crime scene. However, the suspect fled from the crime scene before the officials arrived. Fortunately, he was arrested just a mile away and planned to hide from his connections and relatives in South Carolina, Texas, and Ohio.

Furthermore, the suspect is already in the custody of the authorities and is booked into the Polk County Jail for first-degree murder.

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