'Gangster Granny,' grandchildren charged in South Daytona murder case

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SOUTH DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. —

A Volusia County woman known as Gangsta Granny was arrested Tuesday in a 2013 South Daytona murder case.

Authorities said the gunman walked into the laundry room at the Golfview Apartment Complex and shot 67-year-old Donald Clark.

Investigators said two cousins, Emmanuel Butler, who was 17 at the time, and Renard Miller, along with their grandmother, Patricia Horton, played a role in Clark's murder or at least covering it up.

"It all begins with the family unit and when the family unit breaks down as we all know, this is what happens," said South Daytona Police Chief Ron Wright.

Both Butler and Miller appeared in court Tuesday.

Investigators said Butler shot Clark in the head at such close range there were bullet holes in the tiles that can still be seen today.

"Mr. Clark just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time," said investigator Zach Pickett. "They saw him and targeted him for his car."

Miller was arrested, accused of helping plan the murder by picking the place and choosing Clark as the victim.

Police later said Horton, the woman known as "Gangster Granny," had knowledge related to the crime and lied to protect her grandchildren.