Documents: argument about girl’s bad attitude could have led to double homicide
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS 12) —
No bond for the man accused of brutally murdering a local mother and daughter just three days after Christmas.
Police said the suspect, 26-year-old Marlin Joseph, shot the 11 -year-old Kyra Inglett in the head as she tried to run away.
The two victims lived with Joseph while his mother was dating the oldest victim, 36-year-old Kaladaa Crowell.
We are now learning a possible motive for the killings.
It’s hard to believe a little girl’s bad attitude could cause someone to kill. But according to court documents that may be the reason why the mother and daughter are no longer here.
Court documents released Wednesday state Joseph and Crowell were arguing last Thursday about Krya’s bad attitude and how she did not get along with other kids living in the home.
That argument turned tragic later that evening.
One of Joseph’s brothers told police they heard a gunshot and found Crowell bleeding to death inside the home.
As she fought for her life, she pleaded for them to call 911.
Her daughter Kyra tried to escape but collapsed on this sidewalk after being shot in the head.
Another brother jumped in and tried to stop Joseph, but instead, Joseph ran into the house, fired another two shots and then took off.
On Wednesday, six days after the double murder, family and friends celebrated the two lives that were taken too soon.