December 9, 2013
Charges against a Port St. Lucie, Fla. teenager accused of killing his parents have been reduced.
Tyler Hadley, 17, is said to have bludgeoned his parents to death with a hammer before throwing a party.
Acting on a tip, police discovered the bodies of Blake and Mary Jo Hadley in the master bedroom of the home Sunday morning. Police say the killing was brutal and merciless.
The charges against Tyler Hadley have been reduced to second-degree murder. He's being held without bond and is under suicide watch.