William Brandon Aydelott

Aydelott moved to less restrictive unit

Aydelott moved to less restrictive unit

A Gulf Breeze man who violently murdered his mother due to hallucinations is set to move to a less restrictive care unit at Florida State Hospital. William Brandon Aydelott has been involuntarily institutionalized for the violent murder of his mother since 2016.   Read the full article in the June 27 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Trial date set in Aydelott murder

Trial date set in Aydelott murder

The court declared William Brandon Aydelott, 20, competent to stand trial for the murder of his mother Wednesday, July 27, after the results of a second psychological evaluation were heard by Judge John Simmons Jr. The trial is set to begin in October. The presentation of the official report is a formality, as evaluating doctor […]

Evaluation finds Aydelott competent to stand trial

Evaluation finds Aydelott competent to stand trial

After three years, 20-year-old William Brandon Aydelott may finally stand trial for the brutal Christmas Eve murder of his mother Sharron Aydelott. At a June 2 hearing, the judge granted a defense attorney request for another doctor to evaluate Aydelott before his case goes to trial. Dr. Scott Benson had not finished his official report […]

Second expert to determine Aydelott compentency

Second expert to determine Aydelott compentency

A court hearing with a second expert set for July 19 could decide whether Gulf Breeze native William Brandon Aydelott will finally be found competent to stand trial for murder after a nearly two-and-half-year delay. He was charged with the Christmas Eve murder of his mother, Holley-Navarre Middle school teacher Sharon Lynn Aydelott, back in […]

Gulf Breeze teen kills mom Christmas Eve

Gulf Breeze teen kills mom Christmas Eve

William Brandon Aydelott of Gulf Breeze has been arrested and charged with the Christmas Eve murder of his mother, Sharon Aydelott. At approximately 6:20 p.m. December 24, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a medical emergency at the 1100 block of Crane Cove in Gulf Breeze. Initially, the call was for an […]