Criminal Law

Suspect Arrested for Murder of Ex-Lakeland City Commissioner and Husband

Lakeland police have announced an arrest in the murders of Edith and David Henderson, who were found dead in their home Tuesday.

Edith Henderson, formerly Edith Yates, 67, served as a commissioner from 2006 until 2018. She and her husband, 63-year-old David Henderson, were found dead Tuesday night in their home near Lake Morton.

Police had gone to the home for a welfare check and found the couple’s bodies upstairs after they had been stabbed to death.

Investigators said a source called police and led them to the suspect, identified as Marcelle Waldon, who had been staying at the Relax Inn in Lakeland.

Read the source article at fox13news.com

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