The spouse of a College of Central Florida school member was arrested Wednesday after she allegedly stabbed her 65-year-old partner to demise in January and tried to cowl up the homicide by saying he stabbed himself, court docket information confirmed.
Danielle Justine Redlick, 45, was arrested on costs of second-degree homicide and tampering with proof greater than three weeks after her husband, Michael Redlick, was discovered lifeless inside their house in Winter Park, Fla., the Orlando Sentinel reported. Redlick joined UCF in 2013 and labored because the director of exterior affairs and partnership relations for the DeVos Sport Enterprise Administration Program. He was additionally a former Memphis Grizzlies government.
Danielle Redlick referred to as 911 on Jan. 12 and stated her husband had died, about 11 hours after she claimed the preliminary altercation occurred.
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Information present she advised the 911 dispatcher that her husband, was “stiff and he may need had a coronary heart assault. I don’t know.” She then modified her story and stated she and her husband had a struggle and that led to him “stabbing himself.”
“I ran and hid within the rest room and once I got here out I used to be making an attempt to assist him and noticed he was mendacity in blood after which I attempted to assist him and I couldn’t,” Redlick stated, in line with the charging affidavit. “…I’ve been making an attempt to determine what to do.”
When police arrived, nevertheless, the couple’s home smelled like bleach, the Orlando Sentinel reported. Bloody towels surrounded Michael Redlick’s physique, which was situated on the ground close to the doorway, and his denims have been stained with blood.
Police seen among the stains had round marks on them that indicated somebody could have tried to wash them up. A path of blood was additionally noticed resulting in the master suite.
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Redlick caught together with her story and insisted to investigators that her husband was drunk and stabbed himself. She stated she was consuming a McDonald’s hamburger when her husband grabbed it, took a chew and spit it in her face. She additionally claimed he took a serrated kitchen knife out of her hand and “started making stabbing motions towards himself.”
Redlick stated she got here out of the toilet to search out her husband on the ground and used towels to wash up the blood as a result of she stored slipping on it whereas looking for her telephone, information present.
“[Danielle Redlick] remembered mendacity subsequent to the sufferer considering ‘what am I going to do,’” information said.
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Redlick’s elaborate story started to unravel after the health worker dominated Michael Redlick’s demise a murder and located his stab wounds weren’t self-inflicted. A few of his accidents additionally appeared defensive, the health worker stated. Investigators additionally found Danielle Redlick was on her telephone two hours earlier than she referred to as 911 to report the demise regardless of insisting she couldn’t discover the gadget.
Courtroom information confirmed Danielle Redlick filed for divorce final March and stated her marriage was “irretrievably damaged,” however the case was dismissed attributable to lack of motion by the 45-year-old, the Orlando Sentinel reported. The couple have two youngsters collectively.