County Sheriff's detectives arrested William Lee Edwards, DOB 1/17/81, of
2313 Everett Street in Lakeland, on July 13, 2002, for the stabbing and
murder of his stepfather, Timothy Francis Edwards, DOB 6/23/59, of the
William Edwards stated in a post-Miranda interview that he stabbed Timothy Edwards because he believed Timothy was Osama Bin Laden, and also that he believed Timothy was a serial killer when William was a small child. William Edwards has been charged with Premeditated Murder and is being held in the Polk County Jail on no bond.
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