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Woman Who Took in Florida Shooter Wants Control of His Hefty Inheritance

Florida on Feb. 14, 2018. (Raedle/Getty Images) Lynda did not leave any will. It’s unclear what her real estate is worth, according to records. Cruz believed Roxanna was trying to steal his inheritance, The Post Reported. The teenager is charged with 17 ...

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The family who took in accused Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz and his brother last year after their mom died wants full control of his will. Both boys were placed in the care of Roxanne Deschamps, after their mom, Lynda Cruz died from pneumonia on Nov1, 2017. A source close to Deschamp’s family told The New York Post that Roxanne filed court papers the day after the shooting to seek control of his inheritance, which could total up to $800,000. Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz's carer filed for control of his inheritance one day after massacre — Newsweek (@Newsweek) February 21, 2018 Cruz was set to receive the large inheritance starting on his 22nd birthday. After the massacre, Roxanne also sent the shooter’s younger brother to a mental health facility. Her court filings indicate she wanted Lynda’s estate, where she would be settling Lynda’s debts and doling out the kids’ inheritance, according to The Post. WATCH: Alleged Parkland, Florida, school shooter Nikolas Cruz appears in court via videoconference after being charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder — CBS News (@CBSNews) February 15, 2018 At one point in time, Roxanna kicked Cruz out of her trailer located in Lantana, Florida, after a dispute over his gun collectionA source told The Post she even took $2,900 from Cruz before kicking him out. But according to Daily News, Cruz may never even see his inheritanceIf all goes as planned for the Broward County Public Defender’s Office, all money will go to paying off his court battle. The office filed a motion on Tuesday, Feb20, asking the court to determine whether Cruz is eligible for a taxpayer-funded defense. If the court does conclude that Cruz can pay for his own defense, he will have to hire a private attorney. People are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after a shooting at the school that reportedly killed and injured multiple people in Parkland, Florida on Feb14, 2018(Raedle/Getty Images) Lynda did not leave any willIt’s unclear what her real estate is worth, according to records. Cruz believed Roxanna was trying to steal his inheritance, The Post Reported. The teenager is charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder over the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. From   Recommended Video: Accused Florida Shooter’s Neighbors Sensed Something Amiss with Cruz from a Young Age ShareTweetShareEmail ❯ See more Crime and Incidents Dad Allegedly Shook Daughter to Death in Rage Fueled by Video Game February 23, 2018 Drunk Driver Who Killed Afghanistan Veteran Gets Little Jail Time for 3rd DUI February 23, 2018 Convicted Murderer Mistakenly Released From Jail in Georgia February 23, 2018 Editor's Picks Small Business Confidence Soars to Record HighOptimism among small-business owners continues to soar, reaching its highest levels in yearsThanks to tax reform package, ...Read moreFunding Main Street in Rural AmericaWASHINGTON—Entrepreneurs in small towns and rural communities throughout the United States face a hard time having access to ...Read moreMemetic Warfare: Spreading Weaponized Ideas for Influence and ControlRussia's Internet Research Agency was recently highlighted in charges from special counsel Robert Mueller for its operations "to interfere ...Read moreUS Tax Reform Boosts Corporate ProfitsWall Street analysts have begun to reflect the lower tax rates into their financial forecastsEarnings per share (EPS) ...Read more   PRINT EDITION Subscribe EPOCH NEWSLETTERS Subscribe 35 COUNTRIES, 21 LANGUAGES LANGUAGES BulgarianChineseCzechEnglishFrenchGermanHebrewIndonesianItalianJapaneseKoreanPersianPortugueseRomanianRussianSlovakSpanishSwedishTurkishUkrainianVietnamese US Politics China World UK Opinion Business Science & Tech Wellness Epoch Taste Arts Entertainment Uplift Newsletter Advertise About Us Contact Us Print Editions Print Archives RSS Feeds Terms of Services Privacy Policy

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