Mitchell Daughtry was a fourteen year old from Florida who would stab his mother to death. According to court documents Mitchell Daughtry who was exhibiting suicidal behavior before the murder had broken into the family safe where his mother kept knives due to this teen killer behavior. Mitchell Daughtry was upset that his father was in prison for molestation charges would stab his mother repeatedly causing her death. Mitchell Daughtry would then steal the family car and head to Miami. This teen killer would ultimately plead guilty to second degree murder however the judge decided to postpone his sentencing until he turns 21 years old. Mitchell Daughtery would be released from prison in 2021
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he Jacksonville teenager who stabbed his mother to death more than three years ago before driving off in her car to South Florida will remain in juvenile detention until his 21st birthday before learning his sentence on a charge of second-degree murder.
Mitchell was 14 in August 2015 when killed his 52-year-old mother, stole her car and drove to Miami. Last month Daughtry pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder, car theft and tampering with evidence. In court Friday, Daughtry, now 18, was sentenced to remain in a juvenile facility in Lecanto, Florida, until 2021 when he turns 21.
Circuit Judge Steven Whittington also decided that Mitchell Daughtry undergo a mental health evaluation within six months of his 21st birthday — Sept. 18, 2021 — before returning to a Duval County courtroom to be sentenced on the murder charge.
“Good luck to you, Mr. Daughtry. We’ll see you for sentencing in 2021,” Whittington told Daughtry from the bench.
Daughtry’s mother, Pamela, was found dead, under a blanket by one of her daughters, according to investigators. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said Pamela Daughtry had texted the daughter to come to the house before she died.
Mitchell Daughtry told several people over the phone saying he was in South Florida. He told them he had killed his mother and tried to kill himself by overdosing on pain pills, according to police.
Mitchell Daughtry was hospitalized and held for psychiatric evaluation at a Miami hospital. Records show he was released Aug. 28, 2015, and charged.
JSO said Mitchell Daughtry had gotten into the family’s safe, where family members had been hiding knives from him because of his suicidal behavior. He was mad that his father, Barry Daughtry, was in jail on two counts of lewd molestation
The father was arrested in February 2015 and was held on $200,000 bond — which he posted and left jail the day after his wife was found dead.
Daughtry’s family members were in the courtroom Friday but chose not to make any statements.
Mitchell Daughtry’s attorney made a point of telling the judge that he is progressing well in custody, and is close to completing the 12th grade. The next status conference on his case is scheduled for March 2021.
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Mitchell Daughtry was released from prison in 2021
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A 17-year-old boy, who was initially arrested when he was 14, will not be officially charged for the murder of his mother until he is 21 years old, according to court records.
Mitchell Evan Daughtry,17, will be held in a high-risk facility until March 8, 2021, when he is set to have a status hearing to be charged for second-degree murder in the death of his mother, Pamela Daughtry, 42.
Mitchell Daughtry was found in Sunny Isles in Miami-Dade County back in August 2015 after he was reported missing. He was located with a missing 2007 Volvo SUV by the Sunny Isles Police Department, according to The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
The teen went missing from a homicide scene in Jacksonville’s Fort Caroline area after JSO was called to a home in the 11500 block of Monument Ridge Drive. At that home, police found his mother dead.
When the Sunny Isles Police Department found Mitchell Daughtry he was Baker Acted and underwent mental health evaluation at a facility in South Florida.