PORT RICHEY, Fla. - Jury selection has started for the man accused of murdering a 94-year-old woman in Pasco County.
John Sexton is charged with first degree murder for the death of Ann Parlato in 2010.
Sexton, was already in custody on a burglary charge when he was charged with her murder.
In 2010, Pasco County Sheriff Bob White called Parlato’s murder scene “worse than any horror movie. She was mutilated.”
Blood evidence from that scene matched blood found on Sexton’s clothing, linking him to the murder.
Investigators said he lived less than a mile from Parlato’s house and offered to do some work for the woman before he brutally killed her.
Parlato was found dead in her home after a friend went to check on her.
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