Man admits to beating dad with sledgehammer over puzzle - FOX 35 News Orlando

Police: Holly Hill man admits to beating dad with sledge hammer over puzzle

Posted: Updated:
HOLLY HILL, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) -

Police say a Holly Hill man admitted to beating his sleeping father with a sledge hammer Saturday.

Officers say 33-year-old Vinayak Shanbhag was charged with attempted first-degree murder for the attack inside a home on Unabelle Avenue.

Investigators say they found blood in the victim's bed and a bloody sledge hammer in the house.

Police say Shanbhag admitted to hitting his father repeatedly because he was upset over some puzzles the two were playing together.

Follow us on Pinterest

 

FOX 35 Weather Authority

Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices