MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.—Law enforcement authorities have captured a man they say used a machete to kill his wife and daughter.
Miami Gardens Police Chief Delma Noel-Pratt said a fire rescue crew spotted 57-year-old Noel Chambers Tuesday night, April 2, and called police, who took him into custody.
Police had searched for Chambers since Saturday when they found the bodies of 48-year-old Lorrice Harris and 10-year-old Shayla. Another daughter, 29-year-old Shanalee Chambers, was critically injured.
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The Miami Herald reports that Harris’ family spoke to the media on Monday to help police find Chambers. Daughter Ashley Anderson called her father a “monster.”
Ernie Saunders said his sister had asked for a divorce before she was killed.
#Developing – Noel Chambers, who is accused of killing his wife and daughter with a machete in Miami Gardens, is walked into Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center. Read more: https://t.co/0mqugljiEl pic.twitter.com/z30JVuOhxH
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Chambers is charged with two counts of first-degree murder. A lawyer wasn’t listed on jail records.