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Woman in Florida Who Killed and Cooked Neighbor Sentenced to Life

December 9, 2014  |  Posted by: Giovanni DePhillips
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A Florida woman who killed her neighbor, cut him up and cooked his remains like a blend of soup, will spend the rest of her life behind bars.

Angela Stoldt, 42, was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole Friday for the murder of 36-year-old James Sheaffer.

Stoldt and Sheaffer argued over money before Stoldt stabbed her neighbor in the eye with an ice pick and strangled him in a cemetery April 3, 2013.

She wrapped Sheaffer’s head in plastic to prevent blood leaking in her car and transported the corpse to her house, prosecutors said.

Stoldt chopped him up in two kiddie pools and threw a leg in the oven and other limbs on the stove in an attempt to cremate the body, police said.

The mother told her daughter, now 16, and her son, now 18, she was disposing of a dead deer.

She even recruited her son to help dump the body parts in the trash.

A Volusia County jury took three hours to deliberate and found Stoldt also guilty of abuse of a dead body and tampering with physical evidence.

The Deltona mother shared a bank account with the limo driver, and they frequently fought over money.

Investigators do not know if Stoldt and Sheaffer were involved in a romantic relationship, Assistant State Attorney Heatha Trigones told the Daytona Beach News-Journal. Stoldt had a boyfriend in Texas and was separated from her husband.

Stoldt said Sheaffer attacked her and she acted in self-defense.

From the New York Daily News

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