brandon aydelott

Mom’s killer seeks life insurance payout

Mom’s killer seeks life insurance payout

On Christmas Eve of 2013, Brandon Aydelott, a 17-year-old boy suffering from schizophrenia-induced hallucinations, beat and stabbed his mother to death in the doorway of her Gulf Breeze home. Now his lawyers are seeking a portion of her life insurance policy for him. After a lengthy back and forth between attorneys as to Aydelott’s competency […]

Status hearing set for Aydelott

Status hearing set for Aydelott

A hearing will be held July 21 for the Gulf Breeze teen arrested in December for the Christmas Eve stabbing death of his mother, Sharon Aydelott, a Holley-Navarre Middle School teacher. Brandon Aydelott has just returned from a six-month stay at the Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee, where he was evaluated for competency to stand […]

Aydelott found incompetent

Aydelott found incompetent

In a competency hearing held Jan. 23, Brandon Aydelott was ordered to the Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee to undergo a mental evaluation, which is expected to be complete within six months.  Aydelott was found incompetent to stand trial in the Christmas Eve murder of his mom, Holley Navarre Middle School teacher Sharon Aydelott. During […]

Aydelott found incompetent

Aydelott found incompetent

In a competency hearing held earlier today Brandon Aydelott was ordered to be transferred to the Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee for a mental evaluation, which is expected to be complete within six months.  During today’s proceedings, the court accepted two mental competency reports from a defense expert and court-appointed expert reports and placed them […]

Community celebrates life of Sharon Aydelott

Community celebrates life of Sharon Aydelott

 A “Luminary Celebration of Life” for Sharon Aydelott will be held at 5 p.m. today, Saturday, Jan. 4 at Navarre Park. This event will be to remember the life of beloved Holley-Navarre Middle School teacher Sharon Hill Aydelott through a memorial service and a release of lighted luminaries.  Funeral services were held for Aydelott yesterday at […]