DAILYKENN.com -- David and Edith Henderson were fatally stabbed in Lakeland, Florida. David was 63. His wife, Edith, was 67.
The couple were fatally stabbed during a random attack at their home where they were found deceased in the master bedroom.
Marcelle Waldon, 36, of Lakeland. Police was charged with 10 felony counts, including first-degree murder, according to abcactionnews.com.
Edith Henderson served as a Lakeland City Commissioner from 2006 until 2018.
The crime occurred November 10, 2020.
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According to Assistant Chief Sam Taylor, David Henderson, 63, and his wife Edith L. Henderson, 67, were found stabbed to death in the master bedroom of their Lake Morton home after police were called for a wellness check around 5:50 p.m. on Tuesday.
"These were two folks that are very well-loved," said Taylor. "They went to Lakeland High School, graduated from Lakeland High School, obviously a city commissioner. She has ties in the community so this is, this is a gut punch. This hurts.”
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