A person charged with killing his household at their Florida dwelling alleges his spouse is the one who killed their three kids after which herself.
Anthony Todt made the declare in a 27-page letter written from the Osceola County Jail and dated June 19 to his father in Massachusetts, the Orlando Sentinel stories.
The 44-year-old has been in jail since his January arrest.
Prosecutors had copied the letter as proof and launched it to the newspaper in response to a public data request.
Mr Todt claimed within the letter that his spouse, Megan, put 13-year-old Alek, 11-year-old Tyler and four-year-old Zoe to sleep with a dessert tainted with Benadryl after which stabbed and suffocated the kids.
He mentioned he realized of the deaths after returning dwelling from doing upkeep at a close-by rental they owned.
“On the information of this I ran to the toilet and puked — I used to be weak,” Mr Todt wrote.
He mentioned his spouse was nonetheless alive when he obtained dwelling and confessed to killing the kids earlier than taking her personal life.
Mr Todt had a bodily remedy apply in Connecticut to which he would journey through the work week, returning to Florida to be along with his household on weekends at their dwelling in Celebration, close to Walt Disney World.
Mr Todt mentioned he barely remembers the weeks between the slayings and his arrest.
Prosecutors have mentioned they intend to hunt the dying penalty for Mr Todt, who has been indicted on 4 counts of first-degree homicide.
He has pleaded not responsible.
Defence attorneys haven’t spoken publicly in regards to the declare that Mr Todt’s spouse was the actual killer.
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