schizophrenia

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 […]

Aydelott found not guilty due to insanity

Aydelott found not guilty due to insanity

Brandon William Aydelott was found not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday, Oct. 11 for the brutal Christmas Eve murder of his mother Sharon Aydelott at a judge trial. Dr. Scott Benson a defense expert in psychology and previous evaluator of Aydelott said that Aydelott had schizophrenia that caused delusional ideation as well as auditory hallucinations […]