Florida car thief beats father and son to death while 10-year-old grandson calls police
34-year-old African American Ezekiel Hopkins attacked a family of four living a home in the 2900 block of Sunbittern Court in Windemere. 61-year-old John Savey and his 30-year-old son have not survived multiple hits with a baseball bat.
John's 61-year-old wife, Lisa, was also seriously injured. The 10-year-old managed to avoid injury because he followed the instructions of the 911 dispatcher, who told him to hide in the bathroom before the police arrived.
The attack took place on Tuesday night. Police who arrived at the scene found the suspect in the second bathroom in the house and arrested him. According to police reports, Hopkins intended to steal a car parked outside the victims' home, but the Savey couple tried to fight back.
Both men were pronounced dead at the scene. Lisa Savey was rushed to the hospital with multiple fractures and bruises.
“Hopkins was transported to Health Central Hospital in Ocoee after possibly ingesting bleach. He faces two counts of murder and one count of aggravated assault,” The Daily Mail reports.