= LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. (AP) - Authorities identified a mother and
daughter Tuesday, a day after they were found dead in a bloody
southwest Florida home.
A relative found a dehydrated toddler in a high chair outside
49-year-old Lorena Stone and 19-year-old Whitney Mendez
were found dead in their home Monday afternoon. The cause of
their deaths is not being released. But the Lee County sheriff's
office says the crime scene inside the house was extensive.
The toddler was not injured, but was treated for dehydration.
Several neighbors said they heard sounds like fireworks on