Monkey Mayhem & Murder?! Did Two Monkeys Kill A Florida Woman?

Written by Gayne Young on February 1, 2016

 

Did two capuchin monkeys kill a Florida woman?

And what were two capuchin monkeys doing in Florida!

A woman has been found dead alongside two live monkeys in a motel room in Florida.

The body of Linda Marie Smith, 59, was discovered in a room at the Budget Inn in North Port and an investigation is underway.

As well as the two capuchin monkeys, which were inside crates, police found an incoherent man who is now being questioned.

It is not known how Ms Smith died and there were no obvious signs of trauma, investigators said.

Her cause of death is unknown and an autopsy will be held later today or on Monday.

Outdoor Beasts Monkey Mayhem & Murder?! Did Two Monkeys Kill A Florida Woman?

It is also not known why she had the primates, and the identity of the man has not been released.

Josh Taylor, from North Port Police, told Fox 13 that the man was a ‘little combative’ when police arrived.

Outdoor Beasts Monkey Mayhem & Murder?! Did Two Monkeys Kill A Florida Woman?

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