73.9 F
Winter Haven
Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Latest Posts

Sheriff Judd To Brief Media On Father Killing His 16 Yr Old Son

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd briefed media on murder of 16 Yr Old boy by his estrange father. The PCSO Mobile Command Center is set up on the 2500 block of Old Bartow Road in Lake Wales which is near the murder location.

The father, Stephen Thomas Rodda, killed his 16-year-old son Stephen Rodda. According to Sheriff Judd, Stephen Rodda was an outstanding teen! He went to Frostproof High School and was helping his grandparents at the time.

Stephen Rodda apparently wasn’t around much. Living out of state. According to the sheriff the suspect Stephen Sr. used an angle grinder to kill his son. According to Sheriff Judd a warrant for some minor charges was issued out of state.

To this point Sheriff Judd didn’t have a motive for the killing.

————

Sheriff Grady Judd will brief the media around 3:15 p.m. today (Monday, September 4, 2023) at the scene of a homicide where a father killed his 16-year-old son.

The PCSO Mobile Command Center is set up on the 2500 block of Old Bartow Road in Lake Wales. The nearest cross street is North Acuff Road.

This is the second incident in a week in Polk County where a parent has killed their own child. Last Sunday, August 27th, a woman killed her two children.

author avatar
Carl Fish

Latest Posts

- Advertisement -

Don't Miss

- Advertisement -