Five things to know in Florida

CONSTRUCTION WORKER ACCUSED OF BURYING BOSS IN DIRT WITH FRONT-END LOADER

An arrest report says 32-year-old Erick Cox of Sanford was charged Wednesday with aggravated battery. Witnesses say Cox was arguing with 57-year-old Perry Byrd of Orlando at a construction site in DeBary when Cox dumped two loads of dirt onto Byrd, pinning him to the ground.

WIFE OF FORMER NEW YORK GIANTS LINEBACKER LAWRENCE TAYLOR ARRESTED IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASE

A Pembroke Pines police report released Friday says 42-year-old Lynette Taylor admitted throwing the unidentified object at their home in South Florida but resisted being placed into custody by police. Lynette Taylor is charged with battery and resisting an office without violence, both misdemeanors.

CLEARWATER MAN GIVEN DEATH IN MURDER OF GIRLFRIEND, SON

Craig Wall said, “Woohoo,” when Pinellas County Circuit Judge Philip Federico sentenced him on Friday. Wall and Laura Taft had a baby, and while under Wall’s care, the boy went into cardiac arrest and died. Wall was arrested for violating a domestic violence injunction. Three days after getting out of jail, Wall crashed through a sliding-glass door of Taft’s apartment and stabbed her to death.

FLORIDA TEEN DIES AFTER BEING HIT BY CAR ON WAY TO BUS STOP

Attorney Brian Vigness says 16-year-old Cameron Mayhew died Thursday afternoon at a Fort Myers hospital. He is representing the teen’s mother, Sherry Stevens. The Florida Highway Patrol says Mayhew was crossing a road Wednesday morning when a car driven by 23-year-old Zackery Treinen passed a school bus that was stopped and had an extended stop sign deployed.

FLORIDA MAN RULED COMPETENT FOR TRIAL IN MOM’S BRUTAL DEATH

A judge on Thursday granted a defense attorney’s request to have another doctor evaluate William Brandon Aydelott before the case goes to trial. Aydelott was 17 when authorities say he killed Sharon Hill Aydelott on Christmas Eve 2013. He’s been undergoing treatment at Florida State Hospital and officials there say his competency has been restored..

 

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