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Girl arrested for killing her father inside Florida dwelling in 2018

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Pinellas County deputies have arrested a girl in relationship to the loss of life of her 71-12 months-old father back in 2018.

Shannon Gillespie, 46, was arrested Friday morning at her St. Petersburg home for very first-diploma murder, NBC affiliate WFLA experiences.

On Nov. 15, 2018, deputies explained they uncovered 71-12 months-aged Daniel Gillespie, Jr., dead in his Clearwater home immediately after responding to a connect with.

Detectives responded to the residence to carry out the dying investigation and verified Daniel Gillespie, Jr. died from unnatural will cause, the sheriff’s office said.

Times later, deputies claimed the professional medical examiner’s workplace executed an autopsy and mentioned his result in of demise was by “blunt and sharp injuries,” ruling it as a murder.

As a result of new developments in the circumstance, Pinellas County deputies claimed detectives acquired that Shannon Gillespie hid inside the house and waited for the prospect to shock her father. She then defeat and stabbed her father on Nov. 15, 2018, according to a release from PCSO.

For the duration of the arrest, Shannon Gillespie was involved in an altercation with yet another female at her home and was also billed with battery, according to WFLA.

Shannon Gillespie was taken to the Pinellas County Jail. The investigation is nevertheless ongoing.