Family members found dead in Celebration were stabbed, report says

Anthony Todt faces first-degree murder charges in deaths of wife, children

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A mother and two of her three children who were found dead in their Celebration home earlier this month had stab wounds on their bodies, according to the Medical Examiner’s report.

The documents pertaining to the deaths of 42-year-old Megan Todt; 13-year-old Alek Todt; 11-year-old Tyler Todt; and 4-year-old Zoe Todt were released Thursday. Until now, Osceola County authorities refused to say what injuries the family suffered.

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Reports released for Megan Todt, Tyler Todt and Alek Todt indicated that they had stab wounds in their abdomens. Zoe Todt, however, had no obvious signs of injuries.

Megan Todt was stabbed twice while her two boys were stabbed once, records show.

The family dog, named Breezy, was also found dead at the home.

The causes of death for the family members were listed as pending. Toxicology reports were not released.

Records show they were found at the residence on Reserve Place on Jan. 13 as authorities were serving a federal arrest warrant for Anthony Todt, who is facing first-degree murder charges in connection with the deaths of his wife and three children.

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Osceola County deputies said the family was likely killed in the home in late December, around the same time that other relatives started to express concerns after not hearing from the Todts.

The Medical Examiner report notes that each body had signs of putrefaction decomposition.

Anthony Todt’s arrest report, which could provide more details, has not yet been released. Authorities said earlier this month that he was cooperating with the investigation.

Anthony Todt will appear in court Friday for the second time since he was taken into custody as members of the media fight to have certain records related to the crime unsealed.

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