Florida sisters arrested for killing their father in 2015

Mail Online | 3/5/2015 | Marlene Lenthang For Dailymail.com
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Two Florida sisters have been arrested after they allegedly admitted to killing their ailing father in a premeditated murder four years ago by euthanizing him with a toxic cocktail of alcohol and sleeping pills then suffocating him.

Mary-Beth Tomaselli, 63, and Linda Roberts, 62, were arrested on Tuesday in Pinellas County for killing their 85-year-old father Anthony Tomaselli back in March 2015.

Pinellas - County - Jail - Face - Charge

They were booked into Pinellas County jail and each face a charge of first degree murder for the twisted plot.

They were detained after one sister allegedly admitted the crime to a male lover they were both romantically involved with, who recorded the chilling confession, Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gaultieri announced on Tuesday.

Man - Name - Police - Sisters - February

That man, whose name was not released by police, was romantically involved with both sisters and reported them to police on February 13 following the bombshell confession.

'Linda gave very specific details about how she and Mary-Beth killed their father,' the Sheriff Gualtieri said Tuesday.

Couple - Months

'They knew he would die sometimes in the next couple of months, so they decided to euthanize him,' he added.

The sisters killed their father in a premediated attack, plotting to make it appear that he died in his sleep at his Palm Harbor home after he refused to enter an assisted living facility despite his crumbling health.

Father - Cancer - Dementia - Heart - Problems

The father was suffering from cancer, dementia, and heart problems.

On March 5, 2015 the women committed the horrific murder by giving him a deadly concoction of alcohol and an 'excessive' amount of sleeping pills 'with the hope that it would kill him'.

Tomaselli - Alcohol - Drink - Pills

Tomaselli reportedly put too much alcohol in the drink, which diluted the pills, rendering them ineffective.

Their father was left lying on the couch with labored breathing.

Pillow - Face

Then Roberts allegedly placed a pillow over his face and tried to suffocate him. When that...
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