Caregiver, husband accused of fatally shooting 89-year-old Florida woman, police say
LAKE MARY, Fla. - Police officers in Ponce Inlet have taken two suspects into custody in the fatal shooting of an 89-year-old woman. One of the suspects was her caregiver, police said.
This happened at The Links Condominiums on Links Village Drive.
Officers were called to the scene around 5 a.m. on Wednesday morning, along with fire and EMS crews. The woman was transported to a hospital, where she later died of her injuries.
"Our hearts go out to the family," said Ponce Inlet Police Chief Jeff Glazier.
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Micayla Yusco and her husband, Tyden Guinn, are both charged with murder and armed burglary. Police say they admitted to a relative that they shot the victim, who has been identified as Margaret D. Hindsley.
Police say Yusco was Hindsley's caregiver and visited her twice a day.
During a first appearance on Thursday, the judge ordered Yusco and Guinn to be held without bond.
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An investigation by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office and State Attorney’s office is underway, according to authorities.
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