A Florida teen accused of killing his grandmother was held but bond on Wednesday after being charged as an adult with second-degree murder.
Logan Mott, 15, seemed in the Jacksonville courtroom one day after he was extradited from upstate New York. Mott was prisoner on Nov. 24 nearby the Canadian border.
Investigators contend Mott shot 53-year-old Kristina French and buried her in the backyard of his Neptune Beach home. He then fled in her vehicle, according to an automobile burglary detain aver obtained by News 4 Jax.
It is believed that Mott used his grandmother’s withdraw label at an ATM on Thanksgiving in Pennsylvania, according to the station. In addition, “a car relating the victim’s car” was seen leaving the area, News 4 Jax reported.
Teen accused of killing grandma was found with guns, bloody knife
When he was captured, Mott was found with guns and a knife.
Mott’s father, who is the son of the victim, was in the courtroom on Wednesday. Eric Mott is employed by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office in the corrections division, and a GoFundMe page for the family was combined by a member of the internal Fraternal Order of Police.
Eric Mott had once been concerned in a exhilarated control brawl with Logan’s mom Carrie Campbell-Mott, according to News 4 Jax. They filed for divorce in 2004, according to the station.
In addition, Campbell-Mott claimed in 2015 that Logan was being physically abused by his dad, according to an review by News 4 Jax.
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Eric Mott denied the allegations.
“The former wife has done fake claims to the Department of Children Family Services claiming the child to be abused while in the former Husband’s care. The former wife’s complaints are false, fake and unfounded,” review his authorised response, according to News 4 Jax.
Eric Mott has control of Logan, and it was at his father’s home where Kristina French’s physique was found.
Through his lawyer, Logan Mott has denied any impasse in his grandmother’s death.
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