Teen Kills Parents With Hammer Then Throws Party
17 year old Florida boy allegedly bashed his parents to death using a hammer, before hosting a large house party - with the corpses locked in a bedroom. Tyler Hadley has been charged with murder in the first degree, with the crime allegedly occurring on the weekend of 16-17 July. He is currently being held in juvenile detention, with no details known of whether or not he has an attorney.
Tyler's parents, Blake and Mary Jo Hadley, were attacked around the head and torso with the hammer late on the Saturday. A facebook post advertising a party at the Hadley household was made at 1:15pm. The murders were believed to have occurred after the party was announced. It it believed that Tyler attacked his parents outside their master bedroom, before moving the bodies into the room and locking the door.
Up to 60 people attended the Hadley household that night, with the revelry being loud enough to spark noise complaints and a visit from local police. By 1.30am Sunday when the police arrived, the party was already coming to a close. It was at this point that a tip-off was received about a possible murder. Police returned to the house three hours later, to find the bodies concealed under piles of books and linen. No motive has been established, and no details are known about the relationship Tyler Hadley had with his parents.