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Florida Man Killed His Grandmother, Called Housekeeper to Clean Up ‘Real Mess’: Police

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May 22 2023, Published 3:34 p.m. ET

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A man in Florida was arrested after he allegedly beat his grandmother to death and severely injured his grandfather with a hammer and then called a housekeeper to help him clean up the home, according to authorities.

On May 17, Anthony Corrado, 34, called a housekeeper and asked her to help him clean up a “real mess” at the Naples residence, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office said.

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The housekeeper arrived and reportedly noticed Corrado was covered in bloodstains, officials said.

Corrado then led the housekeeper to a bedroom, where she saw the deceased female victim, police said. She told Corrado that she had to get some cleaning supplies from her car, but she was able to flag down a Sheriff’s Office deputy.

Officers responded to the home and found the female victim with a bag over her head, WBBH-TV reported.

Officials said they also found a “male victim in another room wrapped in a blanket with severe head injuries.” He was taken to a trauma center via helicopter.

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During the investigation, deputies took into evidence a blood-covered hammer on a countertop. Blood was also found along the walls and floors inside the home.

Deputies said Corrado was “standing outside the residence with blood on his clothing."

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Corrado was arrested and booked into the Collier County jail. He was charged with second-degree murder and aggravated battery on a person over the age of 65.

He is scheduled to appear in court on June 12.

According to a neighbor, the grandmother reportedly filed an order of protection against Corrado in 2018 due to domestic violence, WBBH reported.

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