The mother wakes up and found her children dead. A Florida man has been arrested on murder allegations after two young boys were killed in their Melrose home. A younger sibling was not harmed. The
“When deputies and rescue units responded to the home, the brothers were already deceased,” the sheriff’s office said.
Mark Wilson Jr., who is well-known to the family, was taken to jail and is awaiting a first appearance hearing, officials said. Wilson is accused of two counts of first-degree murder. He was taken to the Putnam County Jail and anticipating the first appearance.
The Sheriff’s Office posted an update Friday on its Facebook page:
Late Thursday evening deputies arrested Mark Wilson, Jr. of Melrose for the killing of Robert Baker, 12, and Tayten Baker, 14.
Wilson is well-known to the family and there was no immediate threat to the community. Wilson was arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree murder. He was taken to the Putnam County Jail and awaiting the first appearance.