Crime

Tyler Hadley Crime Scene Photos: Remnants of Alleged Hammer Murder and Ensuing Party

After a grand jury indicted 17-year-old Tyler Hadley last week on two counts of first-degree murder in the hammer killings of his parents, the St. Lucie County State Attorney's Office released hundreds of documents in the case, including pictures from the crime scene.

As a little refresher course, police say Hadley created a Facebook invitation to a party at his parents' place in mid-July before allegedly taking a 22-inch framing hammer to their heads, then partied with as many as 60 people at the house until early the next morning -- while his parents' corpses were on the floor in the bedroom.

Responding to an anonymous tip that the kid had murdered his parents, police found the bodies of 54-year-old Blake Hadley and 47-year-old Mary-Jo Hadley dead on the floor of the master bedroom, their bodies partially covered with "all sorts of household items," cops say.

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Matthew Hendley
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