Melvin Weller

Photo: A dark-skinned man wearing a white baseball cap and white button-down shirt; his expression is neutral, and there is a tree in the background.Name: Melvin Weller.
Died: February 11, 2022.
Age at death: 62.
Cause of death: Stabbed.
Location: Palm Springs, Florida, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; mobility impaired, poor grip strength.

Police were called to Melvin’s home and found him dead on his kitchen floor, having been stabbed more than 140 times. His wife was arrested on suspicion of murder.

The two were in the midst of divorce proceedings, and had been working out how to split up the couple’s real estate. After the divorce, Melvin planned to retire to Jamaica, where he had been born.

Case Status:
Joan Burke (Wife), pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, sentenced to 35 years.

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